COVID 19 Trends Stabilize Print
State Government
By Administrator   
Thursday, 18 March 2021 09:36
On March 17, 2021, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. provided an update on North Carolina’s data and trends.
Trajectory in COVID-Like Illness (CLI) Surveillance Over 14 Days
North Carolina’s syndromic surveillance trend for COVID-like illness is decreasing.
Trajectory of Confirmed Cases Over 14 Days
North Carolina’s trajectory of cases is decreasing, however, with new, more contagious variants in the state, we need to keep our guard up.
Trajectory in Percent of Tests Returning Positive Over 14 Days
North Carolina’s trajectory in percent of tests returning positive is decreasing.
Trajectory in Hospitalizations Over 14 Days
North Carolina’s trajectory of hospitalizations is decreasing.
In addition to these metrics, the state continues building capacity to adequately respond to an increase in virus spread in testing, tracing and prevention.
Testing is widely available across the state.
Tracing Capability
There have been more than 790,406 downloads of the exposure notification app, SlowCOVIDNC.
Personal Protective Equipment
North Carolina’s personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies are stable.