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NC’s coronavirus cases exceed 1,000; Gov. Cooper’s stay-at-home order begins Monday

North Carolina’s coronavirus total passed 1,000 on Saturday, with cases reported in 71 counties. Wake County reported 11 new confirmed cases, bringing its total to 134.

The state’s Department of Health and Human Services on Saturday reported a total of 935 confirmed coronavirus cases in North Carolina, the fifth straight day of triple-digit increases. Of those, 87 people are hospitalized.

The News & Observer is keeping a real-time count of additional cases announced by counties updated throughout the day. The N&O now has the number of cases at 1,044. At least one case of coronavirus has been reported in 71 of the state’s 100 counties.

Complete News & Observer coverage here.