The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
On Friday, NCDHHS experienced technical issues that delayed updating the dashboard until around 6 p.m.
As of Friday, there are now 246,346 cases, 1,181 people hospitalized and 4,114 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 2,423 new cases, 24 fewer hospitalizations and 32 additional deaths from Thursday. This marks the highest daily case count increase since the start of the pandemic.
A total of 3,753,953 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's a breakdown of cases in our local viewing area:
|10/23/2020||TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||246,346||2,423||4,114||32|