Rally, NC. (WNCN) – North Carolina health officials added three days worth of COVID-19 data to a two-day holiday Saturday for Christmas.
During this time, there were 19,419 new cases added – 7,703 of them on Thursday, the second highest single-day total.
Of the 5,37,111 cases added on Saturday, the most recent cases are ranked within 20 days.
New cases have pushed the last half-million cases in North Carolina, with 513,930 Kavid-19 infections recorded since March.
166 deaths have been reported in the last three days. The state has never officially reported the deaths, so we can’t specify a daily number. The death toll from the disease in North Carolina is up to 6,526.
The figures released on Saturday indicate three more days of hospitals across the state, with more than 3,000 people, making it more than 3,000 consecutive five days with Tuesday.
The hospital admission record was set at 3,096 on Thursday and since then we have had a two-day over-day drop, which took us to 3,033 on Saturday.
The percentage positive showed signs of stabilizing 10.4 percent on Saturday based on test results on the eve of Christmas and was 10.1 percent and 10.3 percent two days earlier.