NC reports nearly 1,700 new cases of COVID-19

By on September 24, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,688 new cases of COVIV-19 on Sept. 24, the highest number of new daily cases reported in three weeks.


In Dare County, 3 new cases of COVID-19 were reported on Sept. 24, with one of those individuals, a woman who is at least 65 years old, requiring hospitalization. Since the outset of the pandemic, the total number of individuals reported as COVID-19 cases by Dare County is now 527. Of the 284 cases that have involved residents of Dare County, 14 remain active. Two people are currently hospitalized and there have been three COVID-19 deaths.


Statewide NC coronavirus numbers – Sept. 23

(See today’s COVID-19 Update for NC interactive map)

  • Reported NC cases – 198,189 (up 1,688 from yesterday)
  • Reported NC deaths – 3,356
  • Currently hospitalized – 902
  • Suspected COVID-19 cases hospitalized in past 24 hours – 302 (down 71 from yesterday)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 case hospitalized in past 24 hours – 121 (up w from yesterday)
  • Adults in ICU with COVID-19 – 279 (down 2 from yesterday)
  • Patients presumed to be recovered – 176,422   
  • Reported cases in Dare, Currituck and Hyde Counties – 831 (Dare 527, Currituck 177, Hyde 127)
  • Completed tests – 2,870,191

Note: Every morning, the NC Department of Health and Human Services posts updates o 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.


Link to COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard


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  • Lou Briccant

    And tomorrow it’ll be 500, day after that 1200… the reporting is completely erratic… some labs don’t report on time some do… nobody ever revises for false positives…

    Friday, Sep 25 @ 11:42 am