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North Carolina reports 3,834 new COVID-19 cases; Hospitalizations fall slightly after reaching record high

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Posted at 12:43 PM, Nov 27, 2020

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

As of Friday there are now 334,190 PCR positive cases and 20,324 antigen positive cases, totaling 354,514 total positive cases.

1,780 people are being hospitalized for COVID-19 and there have been 5,210 COVID-19 related deaths.

North Carolina reported Thursday and Friday's COVID-19 numbers at the same time. That is 8,008 new total cases and 72 additional deaths from Wednesday, with Thursday reporting 4,174 new cases and Friday reporting 3,834 new cases. Deaths were not separated by day.

A total of 5,172,498 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 COUNTY89021240
CAMDEN COUNTY177641
CHOWAN COUNTY61626180
CURRITUCK COUNTY322950
DARE COUNTY6272040
GATES COUNTY209760
HERTFORD COUNTY97817412
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY81517250
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,06717350
PERQUIMANS COUNTY329540
LOCAL TOTALS6,0301451663