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COVID update Nov. 24: Meck positivity rate 6%

Nov. 24. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 2,318 new coronavirus cases, as well as 1,113 people hospitalized statewide with the coronavirus.

Positive test rate

The statewide positive test rate was reported at 5.9 percent; in Mecklenburg, 6 percent.


The NCDHHS today also reported 34 new COVID-related deaths statewide. There were two COVID deaths reported in Mecklenburg.

There have been no COVID deaths reported in Cornelius, Davidson and Huntersville since Oct. 29.


In Mecklenburg County, the NCDHHS reported 168 new cases between yesterday and today.

North Mecklenburg (change from Tuesday)

• Cornelius: 8 new cases, 4,106 cumulative total, 31 deaths cumulative total.

• Davidson: 9 new cases, 2,403 cumulative total, 19 deaths cumulative total.

• Huntersville: 12 new cases, 9,052 cumulative total, 74 deaths cumulative total.