North Carolina Reports 24,628 Positive Cases Of Coronavirus, 794 Deaths

NORTH CAROLINA — North Carolina is reporting 24,628 positive cases of coronavirus in all 100 counties across the state.

North Carolina is reporting 488 new cases of coronavirus in the last 24 hours.

According to health officials, there have been 364,156 completed tests in North Carolina. This number reflects the testing that is completed by the NC State Laboratory of Public Health, reporting hospitals and commercial labs.

There have been 794 resident deaths caused by the virus in North Carolina.

There are currently 702 COVID-19 hospitalization cases across the state.

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According to data from the state, 44% of North Carolina’s Covid-19 cases are in patients between ages 25-49 but they only account for 4% of Covid-19 related deaths. Adults over 65 account for 84% of Covid-19 deaths.

North Carolina has 84 ongoing outbreaks in nursing homes, 35 ongoing outbreaks in residential care facilities and 17 ongoing outbreaks in state correctional facilities.