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COVID-19 update May 12

May 12. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,493 new COVID-19 cases, up from 699 new cases yesterday and 1,468 exactly one week ago.


Statewide, hospitalizations were at 933, down from 968 yesterday.


There were 29 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in today’s report.


The statewide positive test rate was at 5.3 percent percent in today’s report. Mecklenburg County was at 5.9 percent.


151 new cases from yesterday to today; no new deaths from yesterday.

North Mecklenburg

Cornelius: 0 new cases, 2,858 cumulative; 25 deaths total. (NCDHHS revised down from yesterday’s 2,859)

Davidson: 6 new cases from Monday, 1,675 cumulative; 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 8 new cases since Monday, 5,956 cumulative; 50 deaths total.