The NC Department of Health and Human Services has just reported the largest 1-day increase in the number of deaths caused by COVID-19 and the highest number of COVID-19 patients currently hospitalized across our state.
Over the past 24 hours, a total of 45 COVID-19 deaths were reported, increasing the total number of COVID-19 deaths in our state to 1,865. There are also now 1,291 people currently hospitalized with the COVID-19 disease, 52 more than yesterday.
Here is the complete data set for COVID-19 in North Carolina:
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