North Carolina’s modified stay-at-home order will remain in place until the end of February.
On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper announced the extension of the order, which essentially establishes a curfew in the state due to the coronavirus.
North Carolina’s 10 PM curfew remains in place, as well as the state’s mask mandate, mass gathering limits and indoor capacity limitations.
Governor Cooper is also extending the moratorium on evictions to help people stay in their homes during the pandemic.
The order allowing to-go and delivery sales of mixed beverages has been extended until March 31st to help support businesses.
Gov. Cooper says too many people are still falling seriously ill and dying due to COVID-19.
N.C. Department of Health and Human Service Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen says the state is past the spike from the winter holidays, but the state is still experiencing worrisome levels of the virus
As of Wednesday, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services says there has been a total of 733,010 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state since the pandemic began.
8,915 of those cases have resulted in death.