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 962,253 PCR positive cases and 176,010 antigen positive cases, v people hospitalized and 14,005 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 7,020 new total cases and 53 additional deaths from Wednesday. This is the first time since February 3 that the state has seen over 7,000 new cases in 24 hours.
A total of 15,211,111 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED||CHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONS||PERCENT POSITIVITY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||1,138,263||7,020||14,005||53||3,083||153||12.30%|