NCDHHS: 81,331 COVID-19 cases in North Carolina; 13 new cases along Tenn. border

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WJHL) — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 81,331 lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state on Friday.

NCDHHS reports a total of 1,479 deaths attributed to the virus.

The department also reported 1,046 hospitalizations and over a million coronavirus tests completed.

On Monday, NCDHHS estimated that 55,318 patients had recovered from COVID-19. You can read the full report on that estimation by clicking here.

Ashe County — 63 cases / 1 death (2 new cases)

Avery County — 23 cases (2 new cases)

Madison County — 15 cases

Mitchell County — 55 cases

Watauga County — 116 cases (8 new cases)

Yancey County — 53 cases (1 new case)

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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