Oct. 1: Cooper partially re-opens some NC businesses/restrictions remain on indoor and outdoor gatherings/Dare BOE to discuss returning students to classrooms today. You can hear Voice newscasts daily at 6:30, 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. on Dixie 105.7, 102.5 The Shark, 96.7 The Coast, 98.1 The Score.
Update: Only 1 new case was recorded in Dare County on Aug. 12, bringing the total number of cases reported since the outset of the pandemic to 385. The recent trend of significantly fewer new cases continues.
What’s new today: Discovered error drops total test counts from over 2 million to 1.8 million.
Reported NC cases – 139,061 (up 1,166 from yesterday)
Reported NC deaths – 2,249
Currently hospitalized – 1,062
Suspected COVID-19 cases hospitalized in past 24 hours – 519 (up 160 from yesterday)
Confirmed COVID-19 case hospitalized in past 24 hours – 126 (up 45 from yesterday)
Adults in ICU with COVID-19 – 329 (down 11 from yesterday)
Patients presumed to be recovered – 116,969
County with most cases– Mecklenburg (22,612)
Reported cases in Dare, Currituck and Hyde Counties – 507 (Dare 384, Currituck 77, Hyde 46)
Completed tests – 1,823,283
% of cases by age group – 0-17 (11%), 18-24 (14%), 25-49 (44%), 50-64 (19%), 65+ (13%)
% of cases by gender – female (52%), male (48%)
Number of cases in NC congregate living facilities (nursing homes, residential care facilities, jails) – 13,167
Note: Every morning, the NC Department of Health and Human Services posts updates the number of reported cases of coronavirus. That number reflects positive results from all tests, including the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and all hospital and commercial labs. There may be other reports, from the media and elsewhere, that will include different numbers during a given day, but this is an effective way of tracking numbers from the same source on a day-to-day basis.
SOURCE: NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES