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COVID update Feb. 11: Hospitalizations continue falling

Feb. 11. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services  reported statewide COVID-related hospitalizations fell to 3,556 as of noon Friday, down 31 percent from the peak of 5,158 patients set on Jan. 27.


Deaths, which lag hospitalization data by a couple of weeks, climbed by 85 between Thursday’s NCDHHS report and Friday’s.

Statewide, there were 2,239 deaths attributed to COVID since the start of the year.

New cases

There were 7,539 new COVID cases statewide, the lowest increase so far this month.

Positivity rate

The statewide COVID positivity rate fell to 15.4 percent in Friday’s report.

—In Mecklenburg, the 14-day trailing average also fell, to 22 percent positive.


There were 559 new COVID cases reported Friday.

North Mecklenburg (change from Thursday)

• Cornelius: 18 new cases, 6,502 cumulative total, 34 deaths cumulative total.

• Davidson: 10 new cases, 3,957 cumulative total, 21 deaths cumulative total.

• Huntersville: 42 new cases, 14,797 cumulative total, 86 deaths cumulative total.