by Jon Sanders
Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies, John Locke Foundation
One of the biggest untold stories about COVID-19 in North Carolina continues. For the past two weeks, the active COVID-19 cases in North Carolina have been falling. Also, there have been more presumed recoveries from COVID-19 than new known cases. Would this week make it three?
Here are the most recent numbers, per the state Department of Health and Human Services (as of August 10):
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.