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Why is NC delayed in reporting COVID-19 death data? It’s about death certificates.

By Hannah Critchfield How many people have died of COVID-19 in North Carolina? Consult the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics, and you’ll get one answer. Ask the state’s health department, you’ll get a death count of almost 1,000 more people. Why the discrepancy? The CDC data relies on each […]