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North Carolina reports 5,786 new COVID-19 cases; Local areas report 95 cases, 6 deaths

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Posted at 1:06 PM, Dec 17, 2020

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

As of Thursday, there are now 423,821 PCR positive cases and 33,839 antigen positive cases, 2,804 people hospitalized and 6,065 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 5,786 new total cases and 86 additional deaths from Wednesday.

A total of 6,149,645 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 COUNTY1,0807261
CAMDEN COUNTY236140
CHOWAN COUNTY7396190
CURRITUCK COUNTY522981
DARE COUNTY818640
GATES COUNTY3028111
HERTFORD COUNTY1,18112442
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY9478270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,38832381
PERQUIMANS COUNTY429640
LOCAL TOTALS7,642951856