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A look at the NC COVID-19 data vs US

July 24. Cornelius Today has compiled four charts to provide a broader picture of the coronavirus outbreak. North Carolina has consistently ranked 15th in the nation for the number of cases in July, weighted by the population.

Similarly, North Carolina is averaging about 39.9 new cases in July per 10,000 people. The state has about 2.98 percent of the national COVID-19 cases in July, and our population accounts for approximately 3.1 percent of the nation.

Finally, North Carolina’s outbreak as a percentage of the population is slightly higher in July compared to June; however, this data shows 23 days in July vs. 30 days in June. All data compiled from Johns Hopkins’ Center for Systems Science and Engineering.