COVID-19 in NC: Hospitalizations reach 1,000 mark again

Coronavirus

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – Following its normal pattern, state health officials announced a smaller number of completed COVID-19 tests on Tuesday as compared to Monday.

From the 8,467 completed tests, 1,345 lab-confirmed cases were announced by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

North Carolina has a total of 157,741 confirmed cases from 2,102,359 completed tests.

Mondays and Tuesday have repeatedly had fewer completed tests reported.

Hospitalizations ticked up again on Tuesday to 1,000.

A total of 2,570 deaths are being attributed to the virus – up 35 from Monday.

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