State: As Of Sunday Morning, 31 COVID-19 Deaths
Last updated 4/5/2020 at 2:14pm
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As of Sunday morning, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Resources is reporting that Transylvania County remains at five confirmed COVID-19 cases.
The state is also reporting 40,045 (***) completed tests in the state, 2,585 (*) confirmed COVID-19 cases and 31 (**) deaths. Two hundred and sixty one patients are currently hospitalized.
*This number reflects cases that were tested and returned positive, including the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and all hospital and commercial labs. All data are preliminary. Not all cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this does not represent the total number of people in North Carolina who have or had COVID-19.
**This number reflects deaths reported to public health in persons with laboratory-confirmed COVID-19. Deaths will be included in this count after confirmation by local public health departments.
***This number reflects testing completed by the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and reporting hospital and commercial laboratories.
According to the state, Henderson has 50 and Buncombe has 28 cases.