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COVID-19 update Sept. 16: New death in Huntersville

Sept. 16. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting 7,160 new cases of the coronavirus statewide, but the data for today are lower because of technical issues with the NC COVID reporting system.

That said, today’s volume of new cases are ahead of the numbers logged last week—an average of 5,260 during the four business days ended Sept. 10—but down from the 7,277 new cases reported yesterday.

Case and test data to be reported tomorrow will incorporate cases that were intended for today.

Another death in Huntersville

There were 115 new COVID deaths statewide, including one in Huntersville where there have been a total of four deaths in the past week.


Hospitalizations eased slightly to 3,620 statewide.


Positive tests are running at 11 percent statewide.


In Mecklenburg County, there were 398 new cases from Wednesday to today. There were four new COVID deaths reported in the county, including the one new death reported today in Huntersville

North Mecklenburg (change from Wednesday)

Cornelius: 10 new cases, 3,695 cumulative total, 28 deaths cumulative total.

Davidson: 8 new cases, 2,154 cumulative total, 15 deaths cumulative total.

Huntersville: 32 new cases, 8,015 cumulative total, 62 deaths cumulative total.