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North Carolina sees 8,914 new COVID-19 cases with 11.2 percent positivity; Pasquotank County sees highest local case increase

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Posted at 12:03 PM, Jan 15, 2021

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 596,770 PCR positive cases and 63,070 antigen positive cases, 3,916 people hospitalized and 7,933 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 8,914 new total cases and 108 additional deaths from Thursday.

A total of 7,874,642 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 TODAYCURRENTLY HOSPITALIZEDCHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONSPERCENT POSITIVITYCOMPLETED TESTSNEW TESTS COMPLETED SINCE YESTERDAY
NC STATE TOTALS659,8408,9147,9331083,916-7411.20%7,874,64286,135
BERTIE COUNTY1,40211270
CAMDEN COUNTY400450
CHOWAN COUNTY9968200
CURRITUCK COUNTY88718121
DARE COUNTY1,4031960
GATES COUNTY4557120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,60817531
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,29618270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY2,31048590
PERQUIMANS COUNTY6711150
LOCAL TOTALS11,4281612262

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