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North Carolina reports spike of over 2,000 new COVID-19 cases in a day; Local areas see 52 new cases, no deaths

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Posted at 1:19 PM, Aug 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-27 13:19:52-04

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 161,076 cases, 958 people hospitalized and 2,630 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 2,091 new cases, 46 fewer hospitalizations and 24 additional deaths from Wednesday.

A total of 2,152,725 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.

In our local areas there were a total of 52 new COVID-19 cases and 0 additional deaths. Bertie County reported the highest case increase with 13 new cases.

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

TOTAL CASESNEW CASES TODAYTOTAL DEATHSNEW DEATHS TODAY
NC STATE TOTALS161,0762,0912,63024
BERTIE COUNTY3851350
CAMDEN COUNTY92330
CHOWAN COUNTY199620
CURRITUCK COUNTY94300
DARE COUNTY239320
GATES COUNTY76120
HERTFORD COUNTY4915140
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3352170
PASQUOTANK COUNTY5238230
PERQUIMANS COUNTY120820
LOCAL TOTALS2,55452700