The number of COVID-19-related deaths in North Carolina jumped from 86 as reported on Monday, to 108 as reported on Tuesday.
The number of cases had a steep jump, as well, rising more than 200 cases in one day.
Here are the latest numbers reported for North Carolina:
|Laboratory-Confirmed Cases||Deaths||Completed Tests||Currently Hospitalized||Number of Counties|
*Laboratory-Confirmed Cases reflect cases that were tested and returned positive, including the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and reporting hospital and commercial labs. All data are preliminary. Not all cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this does not represent the total number of people in North Carolina who have or had COVID-19.
*Deaths reflect deaths in persons with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 reported by local health departments to the NC Department of Health and Human Services.
*Completed tests reflect testing completed by the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and reporting hospital and commercial labs.
*Currently hospitalized reflect the number of patients with COVID-19 that are currently hospitalized in reporting hospitals.
For COVID-19 U.S. case information go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
Craven County and surrounding counties
It is worth noting that Craven County now has the same number of confirmed cases as Onslow County. Onslow County has a population of 177,772. Craven County has a population of 103,505.
Here are the numbers as reported by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as of Tuesday.
Pitt, 68 cases, 1 death – three new cases since yesterday
Craven, 29 cases, 1 death – two new cases since yesterday
Onslow, 29 cases, 1 death – unchanged since yesterday
Carteret, 22 cases, 1 death – no change since yesterday
Lenoir, 14 cases, no deaths – one less case since yesterday
Beaufort, 13 cases, no deaths – one less case since yesterday
Jones, 7 cases, 1 death – unchanged since yesterday
Pamlico, 6 cases, no deaths – unchanged since yesterday