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State Reports 527 COVID-19-Related Deaths As Of Friday


Last updated 5/9/2020 at 11:27am

As of Friday, Transylvania County remains at seven confirmed COVID-19 cases, while the state is reporting (**) 527 COVID-19 deaths.

As of Friday, the state was also reporting 178,613 (***) completed tests in the state and 13,868 (*) laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases.

There are also 515 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 218 cases and 24 deaths, and Buncombe had 88 cases and four deaths.


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