Another day of few cases (3) in Dare County

By on April 7, 2021

The Dare County Department of Health and Human Services reported 3 additional cases of COVID-19 on April 7, marking the sixth consecutive day of five or fewer cases.

There are currently 43 active cases among Dare County residents, there are no county residents currently hospitalized with the virus and 14 residents have succumbed to the virus since the beginning of the pandemic last year.

North Carolina

One number worth noting in the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ April 7 report of state COVID data is that hospitalizations from to the virus have now increased to 1,025. Until recent days, hospitalizations in the state had been steadily decreasing and in the last week in March, they actually dipped under the 900 mark.

Today’s statewide NC coronavirus numbers

  • Total reported NC cases – 924,810
  • New cases reported today – 1,380
  • Reported deaths – 12,212 (23 more than yesterday)
  • Currently hospitalized 1,025 (43 more than yesterday)
  • Suspected COVID-19 cases hospitalized in past 24 hours – (Not reported)
  • Confirmed COVID-19 case hospitalized in past 24 hours – 132 (18 more than yesterday)
  • Adults in ICU with COVID-19 – 251 (6 more than yesterday)
  • Patients presumed to be recovered – 887,724
  • Reported cases in Dare, Currituck and Hyde Counties – 5,109 (Dare 3,002, Currituck 1,462, Hyde 645)
  • Completed tests – 11,558,263
  • Daily percent positive tests – 6.7%
  • Vaccine doses administered – 5,388,382

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.


Link to COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard







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