RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported an increase of people who tested positive for COVID-19 as well as deaths.
On Sunday, officials reported a total of 2,585 people who tested positive and 31 deaths, slightly higher than Saturday. There are 261 people currently hospitalized.
Although the Saturday to Sunday increase was modest, the number of people in North Carolina with COVID-19 has jumped since Friday — when 2,093 cases were reported.
The number of deaths increased from 24 on Saturday.
Moore County reported the county’s first death on Sunday, along with four new cases, including one at a nursing facility.
Cumberland County officials reported three new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total for Cumberland County to 48.
Wake County numbers increase by four new cases Sunday, bringing the total to 306.
The Charlotte area of Mecklenburg County continued to have the most cases with 664, while Wake County came in with less than half that number.
See the number of cases below by county as of 11 a.m. Sunday.
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