NC COVID-19 Sept. 22 Update: Over 6,200 new cases, 3,400 currently hospitalized

North Carolina

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

Daily COVID-19 cases in the state are up with 6,288 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalizations are also up with 3,400 patients hospitalized in North Carolina due to the virus.

Overall, the state has reported 1,356,985 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 11.4%.

Local Counties Metrics:
Gates 944 – 14 deaths
Bertie 2,293 – 47 deaths
Camden 973 – 8 deaths
Chowan 2,106 – 38 deaths
Currituck 2,378 – 21 deaths
Dare 3,465 – 11 deaths
Hertford 2,600 – 68 deaths
Pasquotank 4,433 – 93 deaths
Perquimans 1,375 – 11 deaths

Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated: 68%
Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated: 63%

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