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North Carolina reports 2,248 new COVID-19 cases after technical difficulties leads to backlog; Zero deaths reported in local viewing areas

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Posted at 2:48 PM, Oct 05, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-05 14:48:11-04

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

As of Monday, there are now 214,209 cases, 971 people hospitalized and 3,637 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 2,248 new cases, 64 additional hospitalizations and 3 additional deaths from Sunday.

According to the NCDHHS, on October 4, the department experienced technical issues which prevented some laboratory data files from being processed in the reporting system. As a result, data reported on October 5 will be higher as it will incorporate cases that were intended to be submitted on October 4. NCDHHS says they are working to resolve the issue.

A total of 3,188,371 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
NC STATE TOTALS214,2092,2483,6373
BERTIE COUNTY6273110
CAMDEN COUNTY121230
CHOWAN COUNTY396040
CURRITUCK COUNTY194330
DARE COUNTY289230
GATES COUNTY146-130
HERTFORD COUNTY8017310
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY4868170
PASQUOTANK COUNTY74615330
PERQUIMANS COUNTY196030
LOCAL TOTALS4,002391110