NC COVID-19 June 16 update: Over 300 new cases, positivity rate down to 2.3%

North Carolina

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 are down with 333 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalization is slightly up with 495 patients hospitalized due to the virus.

Overall, the state has reported 1,009,531 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 2.3%.

As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 13,314 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.

Local Counties Metrics:
Gates 749 – 13 deaths
Bertie 1,790 – 44 deaths
Camden 688 – 5 deaths
Chowan 1,487 – 31 deaths
Currituck 1,575 – 16 deaths
Dare 2,171 – 10 deaths
Hertford 2,114 – 64 deaths
Pasquotank 3,441 – 85 deaths
Perquimans 1,030 – 12 deaths

Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated: 55%
Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated: 51%

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