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COVID-19 Update from North Carolina

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There have been a lot of media reports about outbreaks in both corrections facilities and nursing homes. According to DHHS, there are 851 confirmed COVID-19 cases in nursing homes (with 47 deaths), and nearly 500 cases in correctional facilities (with 5 deaths).  We also still have several ongoing outbreaks in residential settings, with the majority being in nursing homes.

By the Numbers: 

  • 6,605 known cases in NC (as of 9:38 a.m.)
  • 6,493 positive casesconfirmed by NCDHHS
  • 760,245 cases in the U.S. (as of 9:38 a.m.)
  • 78,772 completedtests reported to DHHS
  • 3,423,034 tests completedin the U.S.
  • 465 people currently hospitalized due to COVID-19
  • 200 deaths in North Carolina
  • 40,690 deaths in the U.S. (as of 9:38 a.m.)

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