North Carolina COVID-19 Dashboard

Beginning May 25, sample results will be reported weekly for an additional wastewater site in Jacksonville, N.C. With the addition of the Jacksonville site, the state’s weekly average has decreased by < 5%. For more information, review Wastewater Monitoring Frequently Asked Questions.

North Carolina has relied on science, timely data, and key metrics to guide its pandemic response. Because no one metric captures everything, we use a combination of metrics to guide our approach. The most important of these are below.

As trends rise and fall, you can choose to add layers of protection to mitigate your risk. Get tips on layering protection.

Update: This dashboard’s new format launched on March 23, 2022 and will be updated every Wednesday. More about the new design.

For more information on the data shown here and why they’re important, see "These Measures and Why They Were Chosen," below.

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CDC COVID-19 Community Levels by County

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Counties with a high risk of illness and strain on the health care system

The Centers for Disease Control assign a community risk level for every county. More info or find your county


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These Measures and Why They Were Chosen