COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina

COVID-19 pandemic in North Carolina
Kelly Road Park playground, Apex, NC, shuttered for Covid-19.jpg
A closed playground in Apex, North Carolina
COVID-19 rolling 14day Prevalence in North Carolina by county.svg
Map of the outbreak in North Carolina by confirmed new infections per 100,000 people (14 days preceding April 11)
  1,000+
  500–1,000
  200–500
  100–200
  50–100
  20–50
  10–20
  0–10
  No confirmed new cases or no/bad data
COVID-19 Prevalence in North Carolina by county.svg
Map of the outbreak in North Carolina by confirmed total infections per 100,000 people (as of April 11)
  10,000+
  3,000–10,000
  1,000–3,000
  300–1,000
  100–300
  30–100
  0–30
  No confirmed infected or no data
DiseaseCOVID-19
Virus strainSARS-CoV-2
LocationNorth Carolina, U.S.
Index caseWake County
Confirmed cases423,623
Active cases26,228
Severe cases2,541
Hospitalized cases921 (current)
Recovered341,041
Deaths
5,752
Government website
NC Department of Health and Human Services

The COVID-19 pandemic was confirmed to have reached the U.S. state of North Carolina on March 3, 2020.[1]

As of October 2020, North Carolina has the 7th highest number of confirmed cases in the United States.[2]

As of February 15, 2021, North Carolina has administered 1,780,687 COVID-19 vaccine doses, equivalent to 11.8% of the population, and the 8th-highest in the United States as a proportion of population.[3] Of this 11.8%, 5.2% of North Carolinians have been fully inoculated against the virus.

  1. ^ "NCDHHS: North Carolina Identifies First Case of COVID-19". www.ncdhhs.gov. Archived from the original on April 7, 2020. Retrieved April 29, 2020.
  2. ^ "Coronavirus in the U.S.: Latest Map and Case Count". The New York Times. Retrieved May 12, 2020.
  3. ^ "More Than 5.6 Million Shots Given: Covid-19 Vaccine Tracker". Bloomberg. Retrieved December 30, 2020.