NC Covid Cases Continue To Spike – Confirming A Record 4,514 New Cases Yesterday

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The State of North Carolina has just recorded the highest number of new Covid-19 cases in 1 day, again.

Yesterday, officials with the NC Department of Health and Human Services announced that there were a total of 4,514 new cases over a 24-hour period – the highest number our state has seen since the pandemic started (beating the previous highs of 4,296 on 11/19, 3,885 on 11/14, and 3,119 on 11/11).

We’ve also been seeing an increase in the number of hospitalized, with a total of 1,571 Covid-19 patients currently undergoing treatment.

Here are the case numbers from the past few months:

While the number of cases has significantly risen, the number of tests have only risen slightly:

Governor Roy Cooper is scheduled to hold a public press conference today to address the spiking numbers and what changes the state might make to attempt to curb them.

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