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North Carolina reports spike of 1,972 COVID-19 cases from Wednesday; Bertie County reports highest local case increase

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Posted at 12:54 PM, Aug 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-20 12:54:08-04

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 149,904 cases, 1,023 people hospitalized and 2,465 COVID-19 related deaths. Our viewing area saw 37 new cases and no new deaths.

That is 1,972 new cases, 22 more hospitalizations and 34 additional deaths from Wednesday.

A total of 2,003,307 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 TOTALS149,9041,9722,46534
BERTIE COUNTY3401250
CAMDEN COUNTY83120
CHOWAN COUNTY170220
CURRITUCK COUNTY86000
DARE COUNTY218220
GATES COUNTY66620
HERTFORD COUNTY4255120
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3222160
PASQUOTANK COUNTY4684210
PERQUIMANS COUNTY97320
LOCAL TOTALS2,27537640

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