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North Carolina reports 6,900 new COVID-19 cases; Hertford County sees highest local case increase

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Posted at 12:45 PM, Dec 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-20 12:45:26-05

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 442,682 PCR positive cases and 36,486 antigen positive cases, 2,748 people hospitalized and 6,224 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 6,900 new total cases and 40 additional deaths from Saturday.

86 cases were reported locally, with Hertford County seeing the highest local case increase at 18 cases. Perquimans County was the only local area to report a death Sunday.

A total of 6,372,829 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
NC STATE TOTALS479,1686,9006,22440
BERTIE COUNTY1,1136270
CAMDEN COUNTY247240
CHOWAN COUNTY7544190
CURRITUCK COUNTY5556100
DARE COUNTY8571750
GATES COUNTY3132120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,23718440
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY96510270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,48917380
PERQUIMANS COUNTY449451
LOCAL TOTALS7,979861911