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Cornelius News

COVID-19 update May 6

The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,798 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 978,566 statewide since the outbreak began in March of 2020.


Statewide, hospitalizations were at 1,031, up from 1,000 yesterday


There were 17 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in today’s report, for a total of 12,738.


The statewide positive test rate was at 4.4 percent in today’s report. Mecklenburg County was at 6.3 percent.


163 new cases from yesterday to today; 1 new death

North Mecklenburg

Cornelius: 5 new cases from yesterday, 2,847 cumulative; 25 deaths total.

Davidson: 0 new cases from yesteray, 1,660 cumulative; 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 7 new cases since Monday, 5,914 cumulative; 50 deaths total.