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Two more Forsyth County residents die from COVID-19. | Local news

That represents about 15% of the province’s 35,400 children in that age group.

Swift said more than 700 Forsyth children in that age range have been fully vaccinated.

DHHS said that as of Tuesday, about 14% of North Carolinas in that age group, or more than 125,000, have received at least one dose.

Among the ages 12 to 17 in Forsyth, the percentage of fully vaccinated is 45%.

Statewide Update

DHHS reported 2,104 cases for Monday, compared with 2,101 for Sunday, 2,784 for Saturday and 3,683 for Friday.

The 3,780 new cases on December 1 represented a two-month high of 4,236 on October 9.

By comparison, the November 27 number of 1,068 cases was the lowest since July 16.

Between 1:30 p.m. Monday and noon Tuesday, 20 COVID-19-related deaths were reported statewide.

North Carolina has reported 1.55 million cases of COVID-19 and 18,880 deaths since the start of the pandemic.

DHHS listed 1,376 COVID-19-related hospitalizations statewide, up from 69 since 1:30 p.m. Monday. It is the highest level since 1,397 on October 27.

Hospitals in the 17-county Triad and Northwest NC region reported a combined 400 COVID-19 patients, an increase of four as of 1:30 p.m. Monday and the highest regional number in the state.