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North Carolina reports 800 new COVID-19 cases as number of completed tests drastically drops since Sunday

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Posted at 3:55 PM, Sep 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-21 16:01:55-04

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

As of Monday there are now 194,381 cases, 885 people hospitalized and 3,247 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 800 new cases, -4 hospitalizations and 4 additional deaths from Sunday.

A total of 2,817,539 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina. There were 12,721 tests reported on Monday. This was a large drop in the number of tests completed as there were nearly 34,000 reported on Sunday.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY553270
CAMDEN COUNTY109030
CHOWAN COUNTY313230
CURRITUCK COUNTY166010
DARE COUNTY264320
GATES COUNTY127030
HERTFORD COUNTY6932260
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY4070170
PASQUOTANK COUNTY6770290
PERQUIMANS COUNTY177030
LOCAL TOTALS3,4869940

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