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March 30 COVID update: 22% of NC adults fully vaccinated

March 30. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,370 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 912,203 statewide since the outbreak began a year ago.


Statewide, hospitalizations rose to 924, up from 873 on Monday.


There have been a total of 12,087 COVID-19 related deaths statewide, up two from yesterday. In Mecklenburg County, the NCDHHS is reporting a total of 906 deaths, up five in one week.


The statewide positive test rate was at 6.2 percent in today’s report. Mecklenburg County was at 5.7 percent.


The NCDHHS is reporting 35.5 percent of NC adults have been at least partially vaccinated; 22 percent have been fully vaccinated.

The Center for Disease Control says COVID-19 vaccines developed by Pfizer and Moderna are reducing risk of infection by 80 percent two weeks or more after the first of two shots. The risk of infection fell 90 percent two weeks after the second shot, according to a study of nearly 4,000 U.S. healthcare personnel and first responders found.

North Mecklenburg

Cornelius: 7 new cases, 2,670 cumulative; 24 deaths total.

Davidson: 3 new cases, 1,541 cumulative; 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 7 new cases, 5,442 cumulative; 47 deaths total.