NC COVID-19 August 16 update: Over 11K new cases over the weekend, more than 2,600 currently hospitalized

North Carolina

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

Daily COVID-19 cases in the state are up, with 3,778 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalizations are up with 2,651 patients hospitalized in North Carolina due to the virus.

Overall, the state has reported 1,122,412 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 12.8%.

Over the weekend, North Carolina reported over 11,200 new cases; 5,991 cases on Saturday and 5,229 cases on Sunday.

As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 13,880 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.

Local Counties Metrics:
Gates 797 – 13 deaths
Bertie 1,892 – 46 deaths
Camden 732 – 6 deaths
Chowan 1,633 – 37 deaths
Currituck 1,771 – 17 deaths
Dare 2,683 – 10 deaths
Hertford 2,215 – 65 deaths
Pasquotank 3,653 – 87 deaths
Perquimans 1,111 – 11 deaths

Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated: 63%
Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated: 58%

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