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 179,532 cases, 916 people hospitalized and 2,958 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 897 new cases, 89 additional hospitalizations and 49 more deaths from Tuesday.
Our local viewing area saw 27 new cases and 6 deaths from Tuesday. Hertford County reported the highest case increase with 15 new COVID-19 cases and 5 new deaths.
A total of 2,490,113 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||179,532||897||2,958||49|