The number of lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Carolina is now over 231,000 with 1,719 new cases reported on Sunday. Hospitalizations remain over 1,000 as health officials keep a close eye on trends, amid a week that saw the third-highest jump in cases since start of the coronavirus pandemic.
This comes as President Trump prepares to return to the campaign trail after recovering from COVID-19. The virus is also complicating the voting process for some North Carolinians. Just a few of the topics BPR’s Helen Chickering unpacked with NC Health News founding editor Rose Hoban and this week.