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 286,524 PCR positive cases and 14,037 antigen positive cases, 1,246 people hospitalized and 4,698 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 2,629 new PCR cases, 490 new antigen cases and 38 additional deaths from Tuesday.
Wednesday's total increase of 3,119 cases marks the highest one-day increase of cases in the state.
A total of 4,446,251 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|TOTAL PCR CASES||NEW PCR CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||286,524||2,629||4,698||38|