North Carolina sees highest single-day case increase since start of pandemic – WSOC Charlotte
The second highest was reported on July 18 with 2,481 cases.
Out of the cases reported Saturday, approximately 1,000 positive tests were from earlier in August, according to NCDHHS. Officials are working to determine why there was a delay in reporting the cases.
18,647 tests were reported as completed, making the percent positive in the state 8.4%. Health Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen has said she wants that number to be closer to 5% or under.
The state is currently seeing an average testing tur…