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COVID update: NC hospitalizations down 11.68% in one week

Feb.4. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services said today that COVID-related hospitalizations have fallen to 4,490 in today’s coronavirus update, down 11.68 percent from a week ago today.


The NCDHHS reported 70 new COVID-related deaths statewide.

New cases

There were 14,966 new cases statewide in today’s report.

On this date one year ago

2,630 hospitalized statewide; 150 new deaths

Positivity rate

The statewide COVID positivity rate is 21 percent.

—In Mecklenburg, the 14-day trailing average was 28.4 percent.


There were 1,034 new COVID cases countywide.

North Mecklenburg (change from Thursday)

• Cornelius: 30 new cases, 6,376 cumulative total, 33 deaths cumulative total.

• Davidson: 25 new cases, 3,862 cumulative total, 20 deaths cumulative total.

• Huntersville: 65 new cases, 14,514 cumulative total, 85 deaths cumulative total.

The NCDHHS does not provide detailed data on deaths