The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Friday, there are now 874,993 PCR positive cases and 156,936 antigen positive cases, 817 people hospitalized and 13,570 COVID-19-related deaths.
That is 1,998 new total cases and 8 new deaths from Thursday.
A total of 14,207,981 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
The percent of positive COVID-19 tests statewide is 6.70%, remaining the same from Thursday.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|7/23/2021||TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED||CHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONS||PERCENT POSITIVITY||COMPLETED TESTS||NEW TESTS COMPLETED SINCE YESTERDAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||1,031,929||1,998||13,570||8||817||66||6.70%||14,207,981||29,758|