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A map updated at 11 a.m. on June 7 by the N.C. DHHS. The map may not reflect all positive cases reported by counties.

RALEIGH — North Carolina's COVID-19 confirmed case count hit 207,380 as of noon Monday, Sept. 28 according to the Raleigh News & Observer. The newspaper reported that 3,441 people have died from the virus statewide.

In its weekly report Friday, Sept. 25 AppHealthCare listed a cluster consisting of seven children and six staff members who tested positive at Mt. Jefferson Child Development Center. According to AppHealthCare, the last positive result was Sept. 24. 

Previously reported clusters include two staff members and two residents have tested positive at the RHA Group Home and nine staff members have tested positive at Barr Evergreens.

AppHealthCare includes in its weekly situation reports key updates from NCDHHS such as steps to take after being tested for the virus. To access this information click HERE.

On Sept. 28, AppHealthCare reported that the total number of active cases in Ashe County is 32. According to AppHealthCare, active cases are defined as the number of individuals who are currently isolated in Ashe County. The COVID-19 positive case count, which is a cumulative case count since testing began, is 287 for Ashe County. 

AppHealthCare reported May 26 that one person in Ashe County has died due to complications from COVID-19. As of Aug. 30, AppHealthCare now lists two COVID-19 related deaths in Ashe County, and a further nine in Watauga.

Toe River Health District in Avery County reported to county's first death related to COVID-19 in a press release on Sept. 3.

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reported 208,248 laboratory confirmed cases statewide with 897 currently hospitalized with the virus as of noon Sept. 28. NCDHHS also reported 3,445 deaths statewide. In the information updated daily on its website, NCDHHS has not been providing a count of persons statewide who have recovered from the virus.

Nationwide, 7,118,523 people had tested positive with the virus according to Johns Hopkins University & Medicine as of noon on Sept. 28. The university also reported that there have been 204,790 deaths in the U.S. and 998,696 deaths and over 33.1 million confirmed cases globally.

According to AppHealthCare, turn-around times for testing have improved with most tests resulting between two and four days. NC DHHS now provides data on testing turnaround times. This data is updated daily and can be found ​HERE.

NCDHHS reported on Sept. 28 that 2,999,853 tests for COVID-19 had been conducted statewide by the State Laboratory of Public Health and reporting hospital and commercial labs. 

Additional data provided by NCDHHS includes data by zip code and outbreak data and information

To access published data for confirmed cases by zip code for the state of NC, click HERE.

To access data broken down by type of congregate settings including nursing homes, residential care facilities, correctional facilities or congregate work click HERE

On May 9, AppHealthCare also began listing the number of individuals being monitored in each county. For Ashe County on Sept. 28, 85 individuals were actively being monitored. The number of district hospitalizations is also available on their website of 38 hospitalizations. This number listed by AppHealthCare is a cumulative count and does not necessarily reflect the number of individuals currently hospitalized. 

1,014 people have tested positive for the virus in Watauga, according to AppHealthCare. 232 cases have been confirmed in Alleghany County, according to AppHealthCare.

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