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North Carolina Reports Highest One Day Spike Of COVID-19 Cases

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North Carolina has reported its highest one-day spike in new COVID-19 cases, a development that comes a day after the state entered its …
North Carolina has reported its highest one-day spike in new COVID-19 cases, a development that comes a day after the state entered its second phase of re-opening.
In a statement Saturday, the state’s Department of Health and Human Services reported 1,107 infections – around 250 more cases than the state’s last highest daily tally.
„This is a notable and concerning increase,“ said the department’s secretary, Mandy Cohen. „As we head into a holiday weekend, please practice the three Ws – wear a face covering, wait six feet apart, and wash your hands frequently. When it comes to our health, we need to work together to protect our families, friends and neighbors.“
The spike in new cases underscores the challenge that states across the country are facing as they weigh when to ease restrictions designed to stem the spread of the coronavirus outbreak.

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