It has been reported that in North Carolina, there is a 2,000 increase in COVID cases. This bring the total to 294,860 cases of COVID-19 in NC. 4,386,435 tests have been ran and 1,169 people have been hospitalized due to the virus. Continue to know and practice your Ws: Wear, Wait, and Wash. Wear a cloth mask over your nose and mouth. Wait 6 feet apart to avoid close contact. Wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.