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North Carolina reports rise of 1,846 COVID-19 cases, 34 deaths; Pasquotank County reports highest local case increase

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Oct 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-28 15:06:48-04

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

As of Wednesday, there are now 255,693 cases, 1,193 people hospitalized and 4,245 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 1,846 new cases, 21 fewer hospitalizations and 34 additional deaths from Tuesday.

Local areas reported 23 new cases and no new deaths, with Pasquotank County reporting the area's highest case increase of 10 new cases.

A total of 3,912,599 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

Here's a breakdown of cases in our local viewing area:

TOTAL PCR CASESNEW PCR CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
BERTIE COUNTY726-1190
CAMDEN COUNTY135030
CHOWAN COUNTY5293100
CURRITUCK COUNTY224240
DARE COUNTY370230
GATES COUNTY168130
HERTFORD COUNTY852-1340
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY5623190
PASQUOTANK COUNTY87310350
PERQUIMANS COUNTY250440
LOCAL TOTALS4,689231340