NC COVID-19 Oct. 4 Update: Over 2,200 new cases, nearly 2,700 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 slightly down with 2,219 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours.

Current hospitalizations are also slightly down compared to the previous week with 2,690 patients hospitalized in North Carolina due to the virus. So far, COVID-19 has taken 16,719 lives in North Carolina.

The NCDHHS does not report COVID-19 metrics during the weekends. On Saturday, state officials reported 4,738 new cases, and 3,728 on Sunday.

Overall, the state has reported 1,410,902 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 8.4%.

Local Counties Metrics:
Gates 1,003 – 17 deaths
Bertie 2,373 – 49 deaths
Camden 1,046 – 8 deaths
Chowan 2,204 – 40 deaths
Currituck 2,559 – 24 deaths
Dare 3,591 – 12 deaths
Hertford 2,683 – 69 deaths
Pasquotank 4,737 – 97 deaths
Perquimans 1,449 – 15 deaths

Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated: 69%
Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated: 64%

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