At least 53 people have died in NC as COVID-19 cases reach 3,400

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SOUTHEASTERN NORTH CAROLINA (WECT) - At least 53 people have died in North Carolina as COVID-19 cases in the state reach 3,426, according to data from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

NCDHHS released its latest numbers around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Here is the confirmed case breakdown for southeastern North Carolina, as of Wednesday afternoon:

Brunswick and Columbus counties have reported the only two known deaths related to COVID-19 in the Cape Fear region.

At least 42,987 tests have been administered with 386 currently hospitalized due to the virus, according to the NCDHHS.

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