The State of North Carolina has just recorded the highest number of new Covid-19 cases in 1 day.
Yesterday, officials with the NC Department of Health and Human Services announced that there were a total of 2,716 new cases over a 24-hour period – the highest number our state has seen since the pandemic started (beating the previous high of 2,532 cases on 10/16).
We also saw an increase in the number of hospitalized, with a total of 1,182 Covid-19 patients currently undergoing treatment.
Here are the complete numbers from the past few weeks:
Yesterday, the governor of North Carolina, Roy Cooper, held a press briefing to announced that North Carolina will remain in phase 3 restrictions for another 3 weeks.
What else do you think should be done to help slow the spread?