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North Carolina reports 5,273 new COVID-19 cases, record increase of 98 deaths

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Posted at 12:11 PM, Dec 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-16 12:44:23-05

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

As of Wednesday, there are now 419,231 PCR positive cases and 32,643 antigen positive cases, 2,811 people hospitalized and 5,979 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 5,273 new total cases and 98 additional deaths from Tuesday.

A total of 6,106,202 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 COUNTY1,07310250
CAMDEN COUNTY235340
CHOWAN COUNTY7339190
CURRITUCK COUNTY513871
DARE COUNTY812940
GATES COUNTY2942100
HERTFORD COUNTY1,16913420
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY93911270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,3569371
PERQUIMANS COUNTY423840
LOCAL TOTALS7,547821792