NCDHHS: 39,481 COVID-19 cases in North Carolina; new cases along Tenn. border

Local Coronavirus Coverage

ASHE COUNTY, N.C. (WJHL) – The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has reported there have been a total of 38,171 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Thursday.

572,677 people have been tested in the state, according to NCDHHS.

There are currently 812 hospitalizations and 1,064 deaths throughout North Carolina, according to the report.

On Monday, NCDHHS estimated that there have been 23,653 recoveries from COVID-19 across the state.

Ashe County/ 42 cases/ 1 death

Yancey County/ 23 cases

Watauga County/ 37 cases

Mitchell County/ 15 cases

Madison County/ 4 cases

Avery County/ 6 cases

Madison, Mitchell and Yancey counties all reported new cases on Thursday.

On Wednesday, NCDHHS reported the first COVID-19 death in Ashe County.

For a complete county-by-county map of confirmed coronavirus cases in North Carolina, click here.

Continuing coverage of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.

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