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Cornelius News

COVID-19 update May 27

May 27. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 849 new cases of the coronavirus statewide, but hospitalizations are once again under 700 for the fourth day in a row. There were no new cases reported in Huntersville and Davidson, nor any new COVID-19 deaths in Mecklenburg County.

—The statewide positive test rate hit a new low this year: 2.8 percent.

—The total number of North Carolinians who have had COVID-19 popped over the 1 million mark for the first time: 1,000,416.

—Statewide, there were 681 people hospitalized, and 24 new deaths attributable to the coronavirus.


94 new cases from Tuesday to today; 0 new deaths

North Mecklenburg (change from Wednesday to today)

Cornelius: 3 new cases, 2,863 cumulative; 25 deaths total.

Davidson: 0 new cases, 1,686 cumulative; 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 0 new cases, 6,002 cumulative; 53 deaths total.