By Outer Banks Voice on September 26, 2020
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 1,759 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 26. With the inclusion of antigen positive cases in the daily COVID-19 reporting beginning on Sept. 25, that now brings the total number of cases in the state since the outset of the pandemic to 206,090. There have been 3,440 deaths and 914 people are currently in the hospital in North Carolina as a result of COVID-19.
Dare County is reporting 4 new cases of COVID-19 on Sept. 26. Three involve non-residents and one involves a resident and they are all isolating, with the three non-residents transferred to their home counties. Since the outset of the pandemic, there have now been 533 COVID-19 cases reported by Dare County.
In recent days, the number of new daily cases reported in the county has been consistently in the low single digits. Since Sept. 18, there have been four new cases on three days, three new cases on four days, and two cases on one day.
See today’s COVID-19 Update for NC interactive charts)
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.
SOURCE: NC DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES