3 more Covid-19 deaths in Columbus County, more than 24,000 cases in NC

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COLUMBUS COUNTY, NC (WWAY) — Three more people in Columbus County hospitalized due to Covid-19 have died, according to the Columbus County Health Departmen

The three individuals were previously identified positive cases in Columbus County.

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Across the state, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 176 new cases on Tuesday, the lowest number since early May.

North Carolina is now reporting a total of 24,140 cases and 766 deaths. 621 people remain in hospitals across the state.

Local numbers



Columbus County is reporting 306 cases, 24 deaths.

New Hanover County is reporting 163 cases, 4 deaths.

Brunswick County is reporting 77 cases, 2 deaths (plus 2 non-resident deaths)

Pender County is reporting 72 cases, 1 death

Bladen County is reporting 92 cases, 2 deaths

For more information about the coronavirus and to track numbers across the state, you can check out the NCDHHS dashboard.