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North Carolina reports 2,898 new COVID-19 cases, 100 new hospitalizations in a day

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Dec 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-27 13:19:39-05

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

As of Sunday, there are now 475,269 PCR positive cases and 41,559 antigen positive cases, 3,123 people hospitalized and 6,549 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 2,898 new total cases and 23 additional deaths from Saturday.

50 cases were reported locally, with Pasquotank County seeing the highest local case increase at 18 cases.

A total of 6,737,864 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
BERTIE COUNTY1,1624270
CAMDEN COUNTY270050
CHOWAN COUNTY8013200
CURRITUCK COUNTY6096110
DARE COUNTY9691450
GATES COUNTY3390120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,3042470
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,0130270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,69318430
PERQUIMANS COUNTY506350
LOCAL TOTALS8,666502020