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COVID-19 update May 5

May 5. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,468 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 976,768 statewide since the outbreak began in March of 2020. Meaanwhile, 42.5 percent of the state has been fully vaccinated.


Statewide, hospitalizations were at 1,000, down from 1,050 yesterday


There were 21 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in today’s report, for a total of 12,721.


The statewide positive test rate was at 5.6 percent in today’s report. Mecklenburg County stayed at 6.4 percent.


126 new cases from yesterday to today; 2 new deaths

North Mecklenburg

Cornelius: 4 new cases since Monday, 2,842 cumulative; 25 deaths total.

Davidson: 2 new cases since Monday, 1,660 cumulative; 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 14 new cases since Monday, 5,907 cumulative; 50 deaths total.