As virus cases surge in NC, more people winding up in ICUs –

The state reported 4 straight days of more than 1,000 brand-new cases, topped by Saturdays 1,163, which was the greatest single-day figure given that May 20, state Department of Health and Human Services information reveal.

On Monday, 734 cases were reported, bringing the total because Friday to 2,950.

Fifty-six percent of adults 18 or older in North Carolina are totally vaccinated against the infection, and another 3 percent have actually received one dosage of the vaccine. That lags behind the nationwide averages of 59 percent completely vaccinated and 68 percent with a minimum of one dosage.

Raleigh, N.C.– The variety of brand-new coronavirus cases in North Carolina continues to increase, and the severity of the infections are leading to more extreme cases of COVID-19, according to state information.

The current spike has pressed the everyday average of new cases to 933, which is a 77 percent dive from a week ago. Still, its 89 percent below the daily average at the peak of the pandemic in January.

More than 600 people are hospitalized with COVID-19 statewide, the greatest overall given that June 3, and almost 30 percent of them are in intensive care.

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