By Outer Banks Voice on October 24, 2020
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported another high number of new COVID-19 cases on Oct. 24 — 2,584. The number of hospitalizations reported today stayed virtually the same at 1,182 and percentage of positive tests out of all tests administered dropped under 7%, to 6.7%.
The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services reported 3 new cases of COVID-19 on Oct. 24, bringing the total number of cases reported here to 670. Of the three new cases, two individuals are Dare County residents, and one is a non-resident. The two residents are isolating in Dare County and the non-resident has been transferred to his home county.
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