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Median number of new COVID-19 cases easing off past 30 days

Using Johns Hopkins data, we compiled a chart of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 per day from June 30 to July 30 in NC. The state’s median number of cases since June 30 is 1,849. The past 7-day median is lower at 1,784.

July 31. By Dave Yochum. The NC Department of Health and Human Services noon report shows 1,954 new cases of the coronavirus, down from 2,344 new cases yesterday. The record high was 2,481 cases reported July 18.

The NCDHHS Friday also reported 21 new deaths, down from 38 deaths Thursday and, on Wednesday, 45 new deaths, the largest daily increase since the start of the pandemic.

More than 1.75 million tests for COVID-19 have been completed, with about 7-8 percent coming back positive. The state’s target is 5 percent.

A good sign

Using Johns Hopkins University’s data, Cornelius Today compiled a chart of North Carolina’s new confirmed cases of COVID-19 per day from June 30 to July 30. The state’s median number of cases since June 30 is 1,849, while the past seven-day median is 3.5 percent lower at 1,784.

Johns Hopkins is reporting global deaths at 674,038 and US deaths at 152,074. Total deaths in North Carolina have reached 1,924. One week ago the NC total number of deaths statewide stood at 1,746. The cumulative total of cases statewide is now 122,148.

Statewide hospitalizations are now at 1,229, down 10 from yesterday and down 47 from one week ago.


Johns Hopkins data shows more than 92,300 people have recovered from COVID-19 in North Carolina.


In Mecklenburg County, the NCDHHS is reporting four new deaths for a total of 199 since the agency began tracking the COVID-19 outbreak in March. Cases rose by 241 from yesterday’s report to today’s. The cumulative total is no 20,502.

Mecklenburg accounts for approximately 14.1 percent of the state-wide cases per day.

North Meck

There was a new COVID-19 related death in Davidson, as well as one new death in Huntersville. Davidson now has a total of five COVID-19 deaths and 186 cases reported so far, up seven from yesterday’s NCDHHS report. Huntersville has had a total of seven COVID-19 deaths and 557 cases, up 12 from yesterday.

In Cornelius, there were three new cases of COVID-19 in today’s report, for a total of 343. Deaths, virtually all of them at Autumn Care, are still at 16. No new deaths have been reported in more than a month.