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COVID-19 positivity rate

NCDHHS reports COVID-19 testing tops 9%

Nov. 18. With a vaccine likely weeks if not months away, COVID-19 cases continue to increase in North Carolina. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported 3,367 new cases of the coronavirus today, up from 3,288 new cases yesterday, but lower than the 3,885 new cases reported on Saturday, Nov. 14. The NCDHHS […]

Average daily volume of new cases statewide over the past 7 days is running 11.4 percent ahead of the past 31 days

New case weekly average up 11.4%; NCDHHS changing reporting methodology

Nov. 13. By Dave Yochum. The volume of new cases of the coronavirus in North Carolina continues to increase. Through yesterday, the average daily volume of new cases over the past seven days is running 11.4 percent ahead of the past 31 days based on data collected by Johns Hopkins University. Today, the NC Dept. […]

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NCDHHS reports new COVID-19 cases back over 2,000; increase in Mecklenburg

Nov. 10. By Dave Yochum. North Carolina’s number of new coronavirus cases per day rose back over the 2,000 mark, hitting 2,582 in today’s NC Dept. of Health & Human Services report. The volume of new cases over the past week is 7.6 percent ahead of the median number of new cases over the previous […]

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New COVID-19 cases increase again statewide

Nov. 6. By Dave Yochum. The number of new COVID-19 cases jumped by 2,908 statewide, the largest increase in two weeks. The median number of new cases over the past week is running 13.3 percent ahead of the median number over the past 31 days. On Tuesday the prior week’s new case volume was running […]

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2,859 new COVID-19 cases statewide; test rate improves

The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 2,859 new COVID-19 cases statewide, the largest increase in a week. The cumulative total now stands at 285,661 since the outbreak began in March. Meanwhile, the median number of new cases over the past week has climbed 13.2 percent ahead of the median number over […]

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New COVID-19 cases: 7-day median just 7.2% higher than past 31 days

Nov. 3. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported an increase of 2,349 new COVID-19 cases statewide for a cumulative total of 280,377 since the outbreak began in March. The median number of new cases over the past week (2,253 based on data from Johns Hopkins University) is running 7.2 percent of […]

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Number of new COVID-19 cases sets a record

Oct. 29. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services reported 2,885 new COVID-19 cases statewide today, the largest daily increase since tracking began in March. The increase is well ahead of the records set two weeks ago: 2,532 new cases on Oct. 15 and 2,684 new cases Oct. 16. The median number of new […]

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New COVID-19 case climb again, as well as hospitalizations, deaths

  Oct. 27. The number of new COVID-19 cases statewide reported by the NC Dept. of Health and Human Services rose again. The NCDHHS today reported 2,141 new cases, up from 1,643 new cases yesterday. It’s still fewer than the 2,716 new cases reported on Friday last week. When you look at the median number […]

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COVID-19 cases increasing, but at slower rate than last week

  Oct. 20. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 1,578 new cases statewide of COVID-19, up from 1,144 new cases that were reported on Monday. Comparing the past seven days to the past 24 days shows an increase of 19.43 percent in the median number of new cases in the past […]

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Increase in new cases down from yesterday; positive testing improves

Oct. 19. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 1,144 new cases statewide of COVID-19, down from 2,303 new cases Thursday. Over the past seven days there has been a 17.7 percent increase in the median number of new cases compared to the median over the past 20 days. (On Sept. 25, […]

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