RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – North Carolina’s number of coronavirus-related deaths topped 300 on Monday as health officials announced seven new deaths.
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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human announced an updated series of data Monday morning that revealed the state has 9,142 confirmed cases. A total of 109,920 tests have been completed.
Mecklenburg County has 1,492 confirmed cases and 41 deaths. Wake County has 671 cases and 13 deaths.
A total of 86-percent of deaths associated with the virus are patients over the age of 65.
Of the confirmed cases, 40 percent are individuals ages 25-49.
Two percent of cases are those under the age of 17.
Hospitalizations moved up to 473 from 451 on Sunday.
A total of 95 of North Carolina’s counties are reporting cases of the virus.
On Thursday, Gov. Roy Cooper extended the state’s stay-at-home order until May 8. The next day, he announced public schools would be closed for the remainder of the school year.
This story will be updated.