North Carolina reports 853 new coronavirus cases, bringing state total to 17,982

Posted at 11:08 AM, May 16, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-16 11:08:10-04

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

As of Saturday, there are now 17,982 cases, 481 people hospitalized and 652 coronavirus related deaths.

That is 853 new cases and 11 additional deaths from Friday.

A total of 238,586 people in North Carolina have now been tested.

99 counties in North Carolina report having coronavirus cases.

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