NC reaches new highs in coronavirus cases, hospitalizations
North Carolina reached new daily records in the burgeoning coronavirus Wednesday, counting 3,119 new cases reported and 1,246 people being treated in hospitals for the virus across the state.
ABLE TO GET THEIR HANDS ON IT. BACK TO YOU. >>> THANKS, ADAM. >> WE ARE GETTING NEW SOCIAL DISTANCING NUMBERS INTO OUR NEWSROOM. YOU CAN SEE THE NEWLY REPORTED CASES IN THE LAST 24 HOURS ACCORDING TO OUR WRAL DATA TRACKER, 3119 NEW CASES. AGAIN, I WANT TO BRING YOUR ATTENTION TO THIS NUMBER RIGHT HERE, THE DAILY PERCENTAGE OF POSITIVE CASES GROW ABOVE 7% ALMOST 8%. STATE LEADERS WOULD REALLY LIKE TO SEE THAT NUMBER AT 5% OR BELOW. THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE CURRENTLY HOSPITALIZED THIS 1246 PEOPLE HOSPITALIZED IN THE STATE BATTLING CORONAVIRUS.