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North Carolina reports increase of 1,552 COVID-19 cases; Hertford County reports increase of 9 cases since Wednesday

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Posted at 1:42 PM, Sep 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-17 15:13:03-04

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

As of Thursday, there are now 189,576 cases, 894 people hospitalized and 3,149 COVID-19 related deaths.

That is 1,552 new cases, 24 fewer hospitalizations and 31 additional deaths from Wednesday.

Our local viewing area saw 35 new cases and no deaths. Hertford County reported the highest increase with nine cases.

A total of 2,714,175 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 COUNTY523270
CAMDEN COUNTY107030
CHOWAN COUNTY293730
CURRITUCK COUNTY141400
DARE COUNTY255-520
GATES COUNTY114430
HERTFORD COUNTY6589250
NORTHAMPTON COUNTY3954170
PASQUOTANK COUNTY6387290
PERQUIMANS COUNTY167330
LOCAL TOTALS3,29135920