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NCDHHS coronavirus update July 20

July 21. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services Tuesday reported 871 new COVID-19 cases statewide, as well as 672 hospitalizations due to COVID, a new high for June and July of 2021.

The NCDHHS report, planned for noon each day, came out at 6 pm Tuesday. The report showed a positive test rate of 7.3 percent.

There were six new COVID-related deaths reported July 20.

On July 20 of last year, there were 1,268 new cases of the coronavirus, 1,086 people hospitalized due to COVID and eight new COVID-related deaths

Mecklenburg County

In Mecklenburg County, there were 120 new coronavirus cases between Monday’s report and Tuesday’s. There were no new COVID-related deaths.

North Mecklenburg (change from Monday to Tuesday)

Cornelius: 2 new cases, 2,945 cumulative; 26 deaths total.

Davidson: 2 new cases, 1,733 cumulative; 15 deaths total.

Huntersville: 7 new cases 6,182 cumulative; 54 deaths total.