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 353,966 PCR positive cases and 23,265 antigen positive cases, 2,101 people hospitalized and 5,410 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 5,637 new total cases and 44 additional deaths from Wednesday, marking a record case increase for the state.
A total of 5,409,434 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
North Carolina's statewide percent of positive COVID-19 tests dropped to 10.1% on Thursday down from 11.4% after riseing every day for the last six days.
Here's a breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||377,231||5,637||5,410||44|