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North Carolina reports 6,487 new COVID-19 cases; Hospitalizations continue to rise

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Posted at 12:44 PM, Jan 03, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-03 12:44:29-05

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 516,657 PCR positive cases and 48,267 antigen positive cases, 3,576 people hospitalized and 6,910 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 6,487 new total cases and 18 additional deaths from Saturday.

Local areas reported 152 cases and no deaths, with Dare County seeing the area's largest increase with 39 new cases.

A total of 7,084,394 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY1,25414270
CAMDEN COUNTY306550
CHOWAN COUNTY85913200
CURRITUCK COUNTY68714110
DARE COUNTY1,1223950
GATES COUNTY3703120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,42313500
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,11014270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,89629440
PERQUIMANS COUNTY576850
LOCAL TOTALS9,6031522060