COVID-19 cases continue to rise, highest since February

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A man receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Harlem on Feb. 25, 2021. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) — The NC Department of Health & Human Services reports a new high for COVID-19 cases.

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As of 12:30 p.m. Thursday, there were 3,268 new cases, the most in one day since February, according to the NCDHHS. There are 1,141 people currently in hospitals across North Carolina.

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NCDHHS also reports 61% of people in our state have had at least one shot with 57% of people in North Carolina fully vaccinated.

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