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North Carolina reports record increase of more than 11K new COVID-19 cases; Pasquotank County sees highest local increase

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Posted at 12:38 PM, Jan 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-09 12:38:11-05

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.

As of Saturday, there are now 558,293 PCR positive cases and 56,062 antigen positive cases, 3,871 people hospitalized and 7,425 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 11,581 new total cases and 97 additional deaths from Friday.

A total of 7,431,475 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 TOTALS614,35511,5817,42597
BERTIE COUNTY1,33215270
CAMDEN COUNTY354350
CHOWAN COUNTY93612200
CURRITUCK COUNTY78521110
DARE COUNTY1,2642350
GATES COUNTY4133120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,51717520
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,19628270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY2,10738590
PERQUIMANS COUNTY6221150
LOCAL TOTALS10,5261712230