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COVID update Jan. 27

Jan. 27. COVID-related hospitalizations statewide rose to 5,158 in today’s coronavirus update from the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services. The NCDHHS also reported 77 new COVID deaths

New cases

There were 28,753 new cases in today’s report.

Positivity rate

The statewide COVID positivity rate is 30.1 percent according to NCDHHS.

—In Mecklenburg, the 14-day trailing average remained at 32.2 percent.


There were 3,121 new COVID cases as well as 5 new deaths reported county-wide between yesterday and today.

North Mecklenburg (change from Wednesday)

• Cornelius: 73 new cases, 6,108 cumulative total, 32 deaths cumulative total.

• Davidson: 49 new cases, 3,667 cumulative total, 20 deaths cumulative total.

• Huntersville: 165 new cases, 13,874 cumulative total, 82 deaths cumulative total.