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North Carolina reports rise of 2,008 new COVID-19 cases; Northampton County reports viewing area's only death

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Posted at 1:36 PM, Aug 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-21 13:36:39-04

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

As of Friday, there are now 151,912 cases, 1,015 people hospitalized and 2,465 COVID-19 related deaths. Our viewing area saw 48 new cases and 1 new death.

That is 2,008 new cases, 8 fewer hospitalizations and 29 additional deaths from Thursday.

A total of 2,030,885 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
BERTIE COUNTY347750
CAMDEN COUNTY83020
CHOWAN COUNTY174420
CURRITUCK COUNTY88000
DARE COUNTY218020
GATES COUNTY67620
HERTFORD COUNTY43712120
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3253171
PASQUOTANK COUNTY48315210
PERQUIMANS COUNTY98120
LOCAL TOTALS2,32048651

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