NC adds 42 more COVID-19 deaths, total now at 2,134


RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN)– North Carolina is reporting 42 more deaths related to COVID-19, according to the latest data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.

This is the third straight day of at least 40 COVID-19 related deaths, according to NCDHHS data. The state now attributes 2,134 deaths to the virus.

North Carolina added 1,545 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the state’s total to 132,812.

Hospitalizations due to COVID-19 decreased for the second day in a row with 1,123 currently hospitalized, down from 1,147 reported on Thursday.

To date, the state has completed 1,939,812 COVID-19 tests.

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