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North Carolina's COVID-19 death toll passes 8K; Pasquotank Co. reports highest local case increase

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Posted at 11:34 AM, Jan 16, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-16 11:34:29-05

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

As of Saturday, there are now 603,682 PCR positive cases and 64,144 antigen positive cases, 3,895 people hospitalized and 8,016 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 7,986 new total cases and 83 additional deaths from Friday.

A total of 7,949,914 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 TOTALS667,8267,9868,01683
BERTIE COUNTY1,41311270
CAMDEN COUNTY4101050
CHOWAN COUNTY1,02226200
CURRITUCK COUNTY90518120
DARE COUNTY1,4393660
GATES COUNTY4616120
HERTFORD COUNTY1,61810530
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY1,32529270
PASQUOTANK COUNTY2,35646590
PERQUIMANS COUNTY6841350
LOCAL TOTALS11,6332052260