The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Friday reported the highest daily increase in cases, with 1,289 new cases. The previous highest one-day increase was 1,189 set just the day before.
However, the state reported one of the highest daily totals of tests with 13,845 in the past 24 hours. That’s well over the state’s goal of 5,000 to 7,000 per day. The overall percent positive is around 9%.