Coronavirus in North Carolina: 50% of adults in NC now vaccinated


(WGHP) — In North Carolina, about 568 people are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus as of 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

On Monday, 299 new cases were reported.

The cumulative number of coronavirus cases in North Carolina is at least 1,006,265 and 13,212 people have died. 857,230 are molecular-positive cases, and 149,035 are antigen-positive cases.

NCDHHS says that 3% 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 13,409,550 coronavirus tests completed.

50% of adults in North Carolina are fully vaccinated, and 54% are partially vaccinated.

As of Monday, May 31, there have been 985,048 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: 18,881 (288 deaths)

Alleghany County: 1,083 (5 deaths)

Caswell County: 2,187 (30 deaths)

Chatham County: 4,745 (89 deaths)

Davidson County: 16,951 (193 deaths)

Davie County: 4,161 (39 deaths)

Forsyth County: 36,697 (401 deaths)

Guilford County: 48,397 (715 deaths)

Montgomery County: 3,362 (96 deaths)

Randolph County: 15,239 (231 deaths)

Rockingham County: 7,830 (135 deaths)

Rowan County: 17,092 (308 deaths)

Stokes County: 4,193 (79 deaths)

Surry County: 8,378 (167 deaths)

Wilkes County: 6,878 (115 deaths)

Yadkin County: 4,119 (54 deaths)

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