Raleigh, North Carolina – Gov. Roy Cooper will brief North Carolina on the state’s response to the coronavirus on Tuesday at 3:30 p.m.
On January 6, Cooper extended the state order for a stay at home and 10 pm until January 29. During curfew, people should leave their homes only if necessary, including work and basic errands.
During and after the holiday season, the state reports its highest daily amounts to date. By Monday, Jan. 1
Most of North Carolina’s 100 counties are classified as “red,” meaning they have critical levels of virus distribution.
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As the number of cases increased, the state’s efforts to get people vaccinated against coronavirus began slowly.
Many counties began vaccinating adults aged 75 and over in the first week of January, but both vaccination clinics and appointment-only clinics quickly depleted available doses, often before the event’s scheduled start time, repelling adults.
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Some counties, including Wake and Durham, will not start vaccinating adults in phase 1B until next week. Wake County will begin these vaccinations on January 19, the day a new web portal and telephone line will be unveiled so that seniors over the age of 75 can register for the vaccine.
On Monday, Durham County Health Director Rodney Jenkins said the county hopes to administer 500,000 doses by Remembrance Day.