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North Carolina reports 1,536 new coronavirus cases; Northampton County sees highest local case increase with 19 cases

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Posted at 12:57 PM, Aug 15, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-15 12:57:30-04

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 143,706 cases, 1,032 people hospitalized and 2,343 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 1,536 new cases, 30 additional deaths and 17 less hospitalizations from Friday. Our local viewing area in North Carolina saw 53 new cases and zero deaths reported from Friday.

A total of 1,903,401 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 COUNTY3131450
CAMDEN COUNTY76020
CHOWAN COUNTY165320
CURRITUCK COUNTY80200
DARE COUNTY212120
GATES COUNTY51220
HERTFORD COUNTY39419110
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3184160
PASQUOTANK COUNTY4437200
PERQUIMANS COUNTY93120
LOCAL TOTALS2,14553620

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