Coronavirus cases and fatalities in North Carolina
A regularly-updated map of confirmed COVID-19 cases, borough by borough.
The number is based on confirmed diagnostic tests. It is very likely that the true number of COVID-19 cases is higher as many cases are asymptomatic.
New COVID-19 cases and fatalities per day in North Carolina
This is a good indicator of “flattening the curve” — when there is a steady decreasing trend, it is an indicator that the spread of the disease is slowing down.
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Cases, updates, and charts on the coronavirus crisis for each US state and territory. Just follow the links below.
Family & Community COVID-19 Resources
Locate Nearby Free Meal Sites
Text FOODNC to 877-877 to find local sites offering free meals. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. Or use No Kid Hungry North Carolina’s interactive map, which is updated daily.
Call 2-1-1 or 888-892-1162
Text COVIDNC to 898211
- North Carolina is seeking companies and manufacturers that can produce and provide the necessary supplies to successfully respond to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more.
- In sharing a path for easing certain COVID-19 restrictions, Gov. Roy Cooper says more progress is needed in testing, tracing and trends. (View plan for moving forward.)
- The state is working with academic partners to monitor the prevalence of COVID-19 over time and to learn the extent of cases in which patients have mild or no symptoms.
- Stay at Home Order in effect until April 29; gatherings limited to 10 people. (Read the order. View FAQs.)
- Modeling shows social distancing necessary to slow COVID-10 spread and preserve hospital capacity.
- Tighter social distancing restrictions in effect for retail stores, long-term care facilities. (View FAQs.)
- Latest health guidance: People with mild symptoms should stay home and call a doctor. For serious symptoms, call a doctor or 911.
Coronavirus news in North Carolina:
- March 4, 2021In a year, NC flu deaths drop from 186 to just 5
Only five North Carolinians have died from the flu since the season began in late September. In that timeframe, almost 7500 have lost their lives to COVID. …
- March 4, 2021Adopted woman finds her biological father on the FBI Most Wanted list
A Brunswick County woman’s search for her relatives took a frightening twist when a DNA connection revealed that her biological father is a fugitive, on the FBI Most Wanted list for allegedly murderin …
- March 4, 2021NC State Board of Education adopts new guidance calling for public schools to reopen by March 31
The North Carolina State Board of Education adopted Thursday new state guidance for reopening the state’s public schools, which would urge the remaining school districts in remote-only learning to ope …
- March 4, 2021Fewer infections, more vaccinations allow NC nursing homes to reopen doors to visitors
State health officials said Thursday that nursing homes across North Carolina could resume allowing visitors indoors. …
- March 4, 2021House passes George Floyd policing bill to ban chokeholds
The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved legislation aimed at preventing police misconduct that Democrats named in honor of George Floyd, whose death in police custody sparked nationwide cal …
- March 4, 2021Gold: Welcome home Canes, Caniacs
The Carolina Hurricanes host the Detroit Red Wings at PNC Arena tonight. It’s the Canes first game back after a 5-game road trip. It’s also the first time the team will have some fans in the stands. …
- March 4, 2021NC lawmakers unanimously pass $1.7B pandemic relief package in 4 days
Legislation divvying up $1.7 billion in federal pandemic relief money was on its way to Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday after clearing the General Assembly in only four days. …
- March 4, 2021Person, Sampson among 6 remaining virus 'red zones' in NC
A month ago, nearly two-thirds of North Carolina’s 100 counties had critical spread of coronavirus. Now, that’s down to six. …
- March 4, 2021Checks, unemployment extension, food stamps: Here's what we know about the Senate stimulus plan
The Senate is negotiating how much to adjust the Democrats’ massive coronavirus relief package that passed the House last week. …
- March 4, 2021Fayetteville duo accused of smuggling women and children into United States, then forcing them into free labor
Two Fayetteville residents are accused of smuggling Honduran women and children into the United States and holding them against their will for free labor. …