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 CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||214,209||2,248||3,637||3|