6:30 p.m.: North Carolina is set to hire 250 employees to help trace contacts of those exposed to COVID-19.
5:30 p.m.: An WRAL News poll asking "When do you think schools in North Carolina should reopen?"
5:00 p.m.: Newest COVID-19 case updates for today show 9,246 confirmed cases in North Carolina, with 473 hospitalized and 322 dead.
1:00 p.m.: The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is increasing COVID-19 testing at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women (NCCIW) in Raleigh.
12:30 p.m.: One of three mothers who said they started the ReOpenNC protest has tested positive for COVID-19.
10:30 a.m.: Coronavirus cases in North Carolina have topped 9,000, with cases reported in 95 of the state's 100 counties.
Dr. Mike Walden, an economist at North Carolina State University, said the process will happen, but it will be slow. »