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State Reports 641 COVID-19-Related Deaths As Of Friday

 

Last updated 5/15/2020 at 11:20am

As of Friday, Transylvania County remained at seven confirmed COVID-19 cases, while the state was reporting (**) 641 COVID-19-related deaths.

As of Friday, the state was also reporting 231,547 (***) completed tests in the state and 17,129 (*) laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 cases.

There were also 492 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 273 cases and 36 deaths, and Buncombe had 138 cases and four deaths.

 
 

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