by Jon Sanders
Director of the Center for Food, Power, and Life, Research Editor, John Locke Foundation
In recent weeks I have discussed presumed recoveries from COVID-19 in NC as well as active cases of the virus. More testing helps us find more known cases of infections, many of which include asymptomatic people or people who don’t feel unwell.
Active cases are known cases minus deaths and recoveries. Here are the most recent numbers, per the state Department of Health and Human Services (June 27):
Here are some implications of those data (based on known cases):
The graph at the top of this post shows the week-to-week changes in recoveries, known cases, and deaths.