The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Thursday, there are now 589,265 PCR positive cases and 61,661 antigen positive cases, 3,990 people hospitalized and 7,825 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 9,853 new total cases and 80 additional deaths from Wednesday.
A total of 7,788,507 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
According to NCDHHS, due to a technical issue on Tuesday, cases and test data reported on Wednesday were lower than they would have been if all data had been processed at the standard time. Data reported on Thursday is higher, as it incorporates cases that should have been entered on Tuesday.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||650,926||9,853||7,825||80|