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 1,182,462 PCR positive cases and 217,755 antigen positive cases, 2,882 people hospitalized and 16,605 COVID-19 related deaths.
That is 4,963 new total cases and 81 additional deaths from Thursday.
A total of 17,812,784 total COVID-19 tests have been completed in North Carolina.
Here's the breakdown of confirmed cases in local areas:
|10/1/2021||TOTAL CASES||NEW CASES TODAY||TOTAL DEATHS||NEW DEATHS TODAY||CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED||CHANGE IN HOSPITALIZATIONS||PERCENT POSITIVITY||COMPLETED TESTS||NEW TESTS COMPLETED SINCE YESTERDAY|
|NC STATE TOTALS||1,400,217||4,963||16,605||81||2,882||-61||7.90%||17,812,784||66,260|