NC COVID-19 June 25 update: 427 new cases, positivity rate drops to 1.9%

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has released its latest coronavirus statistics on Friday.

Daily cases in the state are down from Wednesday’s report with 427 cases being reported in the last 24 hours. That brings the state’s total case count to 1,012,343.

Currently the test positivity rate stands at 1.9%.

427 people are currently hospitalized with confirmed or pending cases of COVID-19. 24% of those are in the ICU, while 15% are currently on a ventilator.

As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 13,412 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.

Local Counties Metrics:

  • Gates 752 –13 deaths
  • Bertie 1,793 – 45 deaths
  • Camden 694 – 6 deaths
  • Chowan 1,486 – 34 deaths
  • Currituck 1,578 – 16 deaths
  • Dare 2,183 – 10 deaths
  • Hertford 2,112 – 64 deaths
  • Pasquotank 3,444 – 84 deaths
  • Perquimans 1,036 –12 deaths  

Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated 55%

Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated 52%

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