RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — As North Carolinians adjust to Phase One of Gov. Cooper’s reopening plan, an increase of 404 additional cases of COVID-19 since Saturday, was reported on Sunday.
According to the latest North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services statistics, the total number laboratory-confirmed cases is now 14,764 across 99 counties.
The number of deaths increased by three bringing the total reported to 547.
The state says 442 people are currently hospitalized, a decrease of 71 from Saturday.
Avery County remains the only county in North Carolina without a laboratory-confirmed case of COVID-19.
Phase One of Gov. Roy Cooper’s reopening plan went into effect at 5 p.m. Friday.
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