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North Carolina reports record COVID-19 case increase of 5,637 cases in 24 hours

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Posted at 12:04 PM, Dec 03, 2020

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 CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
NC STATE TOTALS377,2315,6375,41044
BERTIE COUNTY92513250
CAMDEN COUNTY191240
CHOWAN COUNTY6559180
CURRITUCK COUNTY343750
DARE COUNTY6781840
GATES COUNTY224471
HERTFORD COUNTY1,00511410
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY8517250
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,1296350
PERQUIMANS COUNTY357340
LOCAL TOTALS6,358801681