More than 500 people test positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina

More than 500 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in North Carolina, according to the NC Department of Health and Human Services. 

As of 10:35 a.m. Wednesday, March 25, health officials are reporting 504 positive cases in the state, with 10,489 tests completed. 

- This number (504) reflects positive results from all tests, including the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and all hospital and commercial labs.

- This number (10,489) reflects testing completed by the NC State Laboratory of Public Health and reporting hospital and commercial laboratories.

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Guidance and Timeline

Complete list of North Carolina Guidance

CDC Travel Advisories

March 14: Governor Cooper issues Executive Order 117 closing K-12 public schools until at least March 30 and banning gatherings of more than 100 people

March 16: NCDHHS recommends no mass gatherings for more than 50 people

March 17: Governor Cooper issues Executive Order 118 limiting operations of restaurants and bars, and broadening unemployment insurance benefits

March 21: Executive Order 119 waives restrictions on child care and elder care, provides DMV flexibilities

March 23: Governor Cooper issues Executive Order 120 extends school closure date to May; orders group limit to 50 people

For COVID-19 U.S. case information go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.