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

Daily COVID-19 cases in the state have spiked up with 995 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalization is up with 487 patients hospitalized due to the virus.

Overall, the state has reported 1,020,833 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is up at 5.5%.

As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 13,512 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.

Local Counties Metrics:
 
Gates 750 – 13 deaths
Bertie 1,798 – 45 deaths
Camden 696 – 6 deaths
Chowan 1,510 – 35 deaths
Currituck 1,591 – 16 deaths
Dare 2,242 – 10 deaths
Hertford 2,119 – 64 deaths
Pasquotank 3,464 – 86 deaths
Perquimans 1,034 – 11 deaths

Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated: 59%
Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated: 56%