In short, North Carolina is having a hard time getting necessary Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) from federal and private suppliers. Here’s the status:
These numbers reflect shipments from the Strategic National Stockpile and will be updated as new items are received. This does not reflect other sources of supplies.
Personal Protective Equipment from Private Sector1 Updated every Monday by 4 p.m.
|Surgical and Procedure Masks||21,200,000||6,900,000|
1 This table reflects orders placed and received through the private sector. This does not reflect other sources of supplies.
2 Received reflects the number of items received, including items that have already been distributed.
Personal Protective Equipment for Average Requests and Estimated Days on Hand
|Critical Supplies||Average Requests per Day3||Estimated Days of Supplies on Hand4|
|Surgical and Procedure Masks||30,860||51|
3 Average requests per day reflects requests from healthcare partner surveys from April 1, 2020 to April 21, 2020.
4 Estimated days of supplies on hand is calculated based on critical supplies on hand from multiple sources including private sector and donations and current requests received through healthcare partner surveys from April 1, 2020 to April 21, 2020.
All data are preliminary and may change.