RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – North Carolina’s key COVID-19 metrics continue to show improvement with 2,924 new cases added on Friday and 1,465 hospitalizations.
Hospitalizations have decreased by a little more than 1,900 over the last month.
North Carolina hasn’t reported hospitalizations in the mid-1,400s since mid-November – long before the holiday surge.
riday’s percent positive, based off Wednesday’s data, is 4.7 percent – below the state’s goal of 5 percent.
North Carolina has 855,905 total cases from 10.1 million completed tests.
The number of deaths increased to 11,186 on Friday.