North Carolina health officials are reporting 3,444 more COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to 357,958.
Nine more people have died from the virus in North Carolina, bringing the total to 5,219.
With 97% of hospitals reporting, COVID-19 hospitalizations have risen by 60 to reach a total of 1,840. This is a new high for COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state.
The state’s percent positive test rate has risen to 7.8%, up from Friday’s 7.3%.
According to data from Johns Hopkins University, there have been 13,092,661 COVID-19 cases throughout the United States.
For the first time in two…