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 5,346 new cases being reported in the last 24 hours. Current hospitalizations are also up with 3,514 patients hospitalized in North Carolina due to the virus.
Overall, the state has reported 1,303,390 cases since the beginning of the pandemic. The state’s daily positivity rate is at 11.8%.
As far as COVID-19 related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 15,247 fatalities since the beginning of the pandemic.
Over the weekend, NCDHHS officials reported a total of 18,544 COVID-19 cases statewide: 11,337 on Saturday and 7,207 cases on Sunday.
State health officials also added that they experienced a “technical issue” on Thursday which prevented some laboratory data files from being processed in the NC COVID reporting system.
Due to the technical issue, cases and test data were lower for Friday, Sept. 10 than they would have been had all data been processed.
COVID-19 metrics reported on Monday, Sept. 13 will be higher as it incorporates cases that were intended to be submitted on Friday.
Officials say the issue has been resolved
Local Counties Metrics:
Gates 908 – 14 deaths
Bertie 2,217 – 46 deaths
Camden 883 – 8 deaths
Chowan 1,967 – 38 deaths
Currituck 2,231 – 20 deaths
Dare 3,336 – 11 deaths
Hertford 2,508 – 65 deaths
Pasquotank 4,232 – 93 deaths
Perquimans 1,321 – 11 deaths
Percent of Adult Population Partially Vaccinated: 67%
Percent of Adult Population Fully Vaccinated: 62%