Coronavirus in North Carolina: More than 50% of North Carolinians are now at least partially vaccinated; Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of cases in the Piedmont Triad


In North Carolina, about 1,006 people are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus as of 3:22 p.m. Friday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

On Friday, 1,932 new cases were reported.

The cumulative number of coronavirus cases in North Carolina is at least 980,948 and 12,780 people have died. 838,341 are molecular positive cases, and 142,157 are antigen-positive cases.

NCDHHS says that 4.4% of daily coronavirus tests conducted since the last report have been positive. To calculate daily percent positive NCDHHS only uses molecular test results from laboratories that report both positives and negatives through electronic laboratory reporting in NC COVID.

There have been a total of 12,632,520 coronavirus tests completed.

43.6% of adults in North Carolina are fully vaccinated, and 50.3% are partially vaccinated.

4,894 hospital beds are currently available and staffed, and 15,940 are in use. Others are either unstaffed or unreported.

As of Monday, May 3, there have been 938,740 people in North Carolina who have recovered (note: this number is updated every Monday afternoon).

Here is a county-by-county breakdown of cases in the Piedmont Triad:

Alamance County: 17,933 (276 deaths)

Alleghany County: 1,036 (5 deaths)

Caswell County: 2,164 (27 deaths)

Chatham County: 4,623 (88 deaths)

Davidson County: 16,407 (185 deaths)

Davie County: 4,050 (37 deaths)

Forsyth County: 35,599 (375 deaths)

Guilford County: 46,996 (700 deaths)

Montgomery County: 3,304 (93 deaths)

Randolph County: 14,956 (226 deaths)

Rockingham County: 7,511 (107 deaths)

Rowan County: 16,761 (301 deaths)

Stokes County: 4,034 (80 deaths)

Surry County: 8,165 (159 deaths)

Wilkes County: 6,618 (112 deaths)

Yadkin County: 3,999 (48 deaths)

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