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Cases top 231,000
At least 231,471 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus and 3,770 have died, according to state health officials.
The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Sunday reported 1,719 new COVID-19 cases, down from 2,321 the day before.
More than 2,000 daily cases had been reported since Thursday.
Five deaths were added to the total on Sunday.
About 5.2% of tests were reported positive on Saturday. That’s lower than the 8% of positive test results reported last weekend but higher than the 5% target set by health officials.
At least 1,046 people in North Carolina were reported hospitalized with COVID-19 Saturday, up from 1,034 the day before.
School system moves to remote learning
Stanly County Schools has temporarily moved students to remote learning due to