NC COVID-19 November 24 update: 2,318 new cases, 34 new deaths
RALEIGH, NC (GOLVY) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released the latest coronavirus statistics on Wednesday.
Daily cases in the state are up from yesterday’s report, with 2,318 cases reported in the past 24 hours. The seven-day moving average of new cases is currently around 2,000 new cases per day, the highest since late October.
In total, the state has reported 1,524,078 cases since the start of the pandemic. In addition, the state’s daily positivity rate has dropped to 5.9%.
1,113 people are currently hospitalized with confirmed or pending cases of COVID-19 – an increase of one patient from yesterday.
25% of them are in the ICU, while 17% are currently on a ventilator. In addition, the state reports that 2.4% of those hospitalized are children.
The percentage of children hospitalized has tripled in the past two months.
In terms of vaccines, a total of 13,235,000 doses of vaccine have been administered statewide.
State data shows that 72% of adults are partially vaccinated, while 68% of adults are fully vaccinated. 57% of that total population is fully vaccinated.
As for COVID-19-related deaths, the state has recorded a total of 18,676 deaths since the start of the pandemic. That’s another 34 deaths reported in the past two days.
Statistics for local provinces:
- Gates 1,133– 18 killed
- Bertie 2,539 – 53 killed
- Camden 1,205 – 8 killed
- Chowan 2,358- 43 killed
- Currituck 2,988 – 27 killed
- Dare 4,064- 15 kill
- Hertford 2,892 – 72 killed
- Pasquotank 5,492 – 108 killed
- Perquimans 1,661 – 15 killed