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North Carolina reports record increase of 4,296 COVID-19 cases; Dare County reports highest local case increase

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Posted at 12:34 PM, Nov 19, 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 308,548 PCR positive cases and 16,610 antigen positive cases, 1,538 people hospitalized and 4,936 COVID-19 related deaths. With PCR and antigen cases combined, North Carolina is now reporting 320,862 total COVID-19 cases.

That is 4,296 new cases and 38 additional deaths from Wednesday.

Local areas reported 46 new cases and 3 deaths, with Dare County seeing the highest daily increase of 13 cases.

A total of 4,769,653 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
NC STATE TOTALS325,1584,2964,93638
BERTIE COUNTY8208220
CAMDEN COUNTY165230
CHOWAN COUNTY5783170
CURRITUCK COUNTY297551
DARE COUNTY5671341
GATES COUNTY188050
HERTFORD COUNTY9281390
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY70111231
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,0092350
PERQUIMANS COUNTY304140
LOCAL TOTALS5,557461573