Coronavirus in North Carolina: Number of cases passes 129,000; Here’s a county-by-county breakdown of cases in the Piedmont Triad


In North Carolina, about 1,167 people are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus, as of 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

The state reported that 5,531 hospital beds are currently available and staffed. 14,515 are in use. 5,263 are either unreported or unstaffed.

There have been 1,873,668 coronavirus tests completed. NCDHHS reports that 9% of those tests have been positive.

The cumulative number of coronavirus cases in North Carolina is at least 129,288, and 2,050 people have died.

As of Monday, Aug. 3, there have been 105,093 people in North Carolina who have recovered (note: this number is updated every Monday afternoon).

Close to 50% of all the confirmed positive COVID-19 cases reported over the past five months in NC were reported in July.

1,954 additional cases were reported by the NCDHHS on Friday July 31, which brought the total statewide to 122,148.

From the beginning of March to the end of June, NC health officials reported 64,670 total COVID-19 cases. Throughout July, NC saw a rise of 57,478 cases.

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

Alamance County: 2,298 (41 deaths)

Alleghany County: 164

Caswell County: 189 (2 deaths)

Chatham County: 1,261 (51 deaths)

Davidson County: 1,690 (18 deaths)

Davie County: 391 (4 deaths)

Forsyth County: 5,028 (51 deaths)

Guilford County: 5,335 (153 deaths)

Montgomery County: 610 (13 deaths)

Randolph County: 2,085 (36 deaths)

Rockingham County: 490 (3 deaths)

Rowan County: 2,072 (48 deaths)

Stokes County: 277 (3 deaths)

Surry County: 878 (9 deaths)

Wilkes County: 744 (10 deaths)

Yadkin County: 513 (6 deaths)

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