RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — North Carolina saw more than 400 additional confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Sunday along with 3 deaths related to the virus as the state prepares to enter Phase 1 of Gov. Roy Cooper’s reopening plan.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 404 confirmed COVID-19 cases to an overall number 14,764. The total coronavirus-related deaths statewide rose to 547 from an additional 3 reported Sunday.
5,773 tests were conducted from 99 counties. Avery County remains the only county in North Carolina without a laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19.
According to NCDHHS data, 71 patients previously hospitalized due to COVID-19 have been released.
Here’s the latest breakdown in the WAVY viewing area (compared to Saturday, May 9).
Dare: 15 — 1 death
Pasquotank: 82 — 3 deaths (+1 case)
Perquimans: 17 — 3 deaths
Hertford: 49 — 1 death (+1 case)
Bertie: 61 — 2 deaths (+1 case)
Chowan: 11 (+1 case)
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