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N.C. Gov. Cooper provides COVID-19 update as statewide percent of positive COVID-19 tests jumps to 10.2%

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Posted at 12:47 PM, Dec 01, 2020

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

As of Tuesday, there are now 345,906 PCR positive cases and 21,489 antigen positive cases, 2,033 people hospitalized and 5,284 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 2,883 new total cases and 23 additional deaths from Monday.

A total of 5,322,548 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

North Carolina's statewide percent of positive COVID-19 tests jumped to 10.2% on Tuesday up from 905% and has risen every day for the last four days.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAYCURRENTLY HOSPITALIZEDCHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONS
NC STATE TOTALS367,3952,8835,284232,03367
BERTIE COUNTY9054240
CAMDEN COUNTY188240
CHOWAN COUNTY6447180
CURRITUCK COUNTY332050
DARE COUNTY654240
GATES COUNTY220260
HERTFORD COUNTY9931410
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY825-1250
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,12218350
PERQUIMANS COUNTY352240
LOCAL TOTALS6,235371660

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