COVID-19 Situation Update: June 5

SITUATION UPDATE: JUNE 5

Contact: news@dhhs.nc.gov                                     (919) 825-2599

As of 12:15 p.m. today:

NC Cases NC Deaths NC Tests
Completed
 NC Currently
Hospitalized
33,255  966 482,147 717

More data are available online at covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard.

ICYMI:

  • Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 143 to address the social, environmental, economic and health disparities in communities of color that have been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Order directs state agencies and offices to provide targeted measures to help communities of color that have been affected by the pandemic. Read more.
  • NCDHHS launched new initiatives to expand COVID-19 testing and contact tracing across the state. Two new online tools can help people determine if they need to be tested and find a nearby testing place. Check My Symptoms helps those who feel uncertain about whether they should get tested. Find My Testing Place is a resource for anyone who needs to locate a testing site.

For more information and updates on COVID-19, visit covid19.ncdhhs.gov and nc.gov/covid19.