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2,140 new COVID-19 cases statewide, but hospitalizations go down

Using Johns Hopkins data, Cornelius Today compiled a chart of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 per day from June 21 through July 21 in North Carolina. The average number of new daily cases since June 21 is 1,672 and the median is 1,686. The past seven-day average and median are higher at 1,888 and 1,862.

July 22. By Dave Yochum. There were 2,140 new coronavirus cases and 30 new deaths between yesterday and today in North Carolina, according to the noon report from the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services.

Hospitalizations, meanwhile, fell by 42 patients to 1,137.

The NCDHHS reported 105,001 cases of COVID-19 statewide in total since they began tracking the pandemic in March. To review the state’s COVID-19 data, click here.

Based on data compiled by Johns Hopkins, the median number of daily new cases of COVID-19 has increased 10.44 percent over the past week compared to the past month. Click here to review Johns Hopkins data from around the world.

The death toll from COVID-19 rose to 1,698, up 30 from yesterday and up 146 from one week ago.

Forty-four percent of the cases are occurring in those aged between 25 and 49, but only 5 percent of deaths occur in this age bracket. Ninety-five percent of deaths from COVID-19 are among those over 50 years old. To review demographic data around race, age and gender, click here.


There were 275 new cases overnight in Mecklenburg County as well as two more deaths, for a total of 179 since the outbreak began four-plus months ago.

North Meck

In Cornelius, the number of coronavirus cases increased by seven since Tuesday, for a total of 299. There have been no new deaths; the total stands at 16, virtually all of them at the Autumn Care nursing home on Zion Avenue.

Davidson has seven new cases, for a total of 147. Deaths stand at four.

Huntersville has 467 cases in total, up 13 from yesterday. Deaths are at six, up one from Sunday.


The NCDHHS reported 1.49 million COVID-19 tests have been conducted, up from 1.25 million one week ago.