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State Reports 452 COVID-19 Deaths As Of Tuesday


Last updated 5/5/2020 at 1:41pm

As of Tuesday, Transylvania County remained at seven confirmed COVID-19 cases, while the state is reporting (**) 452 COVID-19 deaths.

As of Tuesday, the state was also reporting 151,800 (***) completed tests in the state and 12,256 (*) laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases.

There were also 534 patients 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 COV-ID-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 had 210 cases and 21 deaths, and Buncombe had 78 cases and four deaths.


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