New high of 4,514 COVID cases in NC

By on November 22, 2020

In Dare, cases drop into single digits

It is getting repetitive to say, but North Carolina reported a new record for daily cases of COVID-19, on Nov. 22. The 4,514 new cases surpass the previous high of 4,296 cases set on Nov.19, and is the second time the state has reported more than 4,000 cases in a single day. In other metrics reported on Nov. 22, the number of those hospitalized in the state dropped modestly to 1,571. A more significant decrease came in the most recently reported percentage of positive cases, which fell to 7.1% on Nov. 22, down from 8.5% the previous day.

Dare County

For the second day in a row, Dare County saw new COVID-19 cases dip to single digits, reporting only 4 new cases on Nov. 22. Two of the newest cases involve residents of the county and two involve non-residents. All of them are isolating in their homes.


Statewide NC coronavirus numbers on Nov. 22

Link to COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard
  • Total reported NC cases – 336,775
  • New cases reported today – 4,514
  • Reported deaths – 5,034
  • Currently hospitalized – 1,571
  • Suspected COVID-19 cases hospitalized in past 24 hours – 232 (down 46 since yesterday)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 case hospitalized in past 24 hours – 267 (up 57 from yesterday)
  • Adults in ICU with COVID-19 – 404 (down 5 from yesterday)
  • Patients presumed to be recovered – 276,132   
  • Reported cases in Dare, Currituck and Hyde Counties – 1,455 (Dare 966, Currituck 307, Hyde 182)
  • Completed tests – 4,929,602
  • Daily percent positive tests – 7.1%

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.


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  • anotherobxman

    Funny how this made it down to the very bottom in only one day.

    Tuesday, Nov 24 @ 8:06 am