The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released their daily update involving COVID-19 cases within the state.
As of Tuesday, there are now 525,813 PCR positive cases and 49,583 antigen positive cases, 3,781 people hospitalized and 6,996 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 5,285 new total cases and 55 additional deaths from Monday.
Local areas reported 102 cases and two deaths, with Dare County seeing the area's largest increase with 21 new cases.
A total of 7,150,588 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's a local case breakdown:
|TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||575,396||5,285||6,996||55|