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Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Basic Facts & Stats

U.S. Coronavirus Cases

For local cases, click on this link, scroll down and use the drop down box to find North Carolina, and click View County Data. 

Hover over a county to see the data.

This guide includes resources about Coronavirus Disease 2019, which is also referred to as COVID-19. Please ask a librarian if you need help finding more information. 

Track Cases

Internet Options During COVID-19

Many mobile phone and Internet service providers are doing the following to assist families with students who have been forced to convert to online studies due to the Coronavirus outbreak:

  • Not terminating service due to late bill payments because of hardships from the virus, and waiving late fees
  • Increasing data allowances and hotspot limits
  • In some cases providing free Internet service for students

Call your provider to find out what additional services are available for you.  If you do not have Internet service, contact one of the providers below to see if you are eligible for free internet service during the virus outbreak, increased data on your phone, or to find out if your phone is equipped to serve as an Internet hotspot:

Online Resources

Unemployment Benefits

This article tells how to apply for benefits if you are unemployed due to the Coronavirus.

Internet Search Tip

Limit Search Results by Domain

Limit your Internet search results to government websites only:

  • site:.gov coronavirus

Limit your Internet search results to higher education websites only:

  • site:.edu coronavirus

Internet search results with .gov websites

Guide Attribution

This guide was adapted from a guide created by Angela Davis at Pitt Community College.