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Record one-day increase of 4,514 COVID-19 cases reported in North Carolina, hospitalizations remain high

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Posted at 1:20 PM, Nov 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-22 13:20:46-05

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

As of Sunday there are now 318,763 PCR positive cases and 18,012 antigen positive cases, totaling 336,775 total positive cases.

1,571 people are being hospitalized for COVID-19 and there have been 5,034 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 4,514 new total cases and 29 additional deaths from Saturday.

A total of 4,929,602 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
BERTIE COUNTY8518220
CAMDEN COUNTY169130
CHOWAN COUNTY5866181
CURRITUCK COUNTY307350
DARE COUNTY5901040
GATES COUNTY197350
HERTFORD COUNTY9414390
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY76120240
PASQUOTANK COUNTY1,0222350
PERQUIMANS COUNTY312240
LOCAL TOTALS5,736591591