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COVID-19 update May 13

May 13. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,394 new COVID-19 cases, down slightly from 1,493 new cases yesterday. The median of the past seven days of reported results (1,493 cases) statewide is 24.8 percent below the median of the past 31 days (1,985 cases). (See chart; data from Johns Hopkins.) […]

COVID-19 update May 10

May 10. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 974 new COVID-19 cases, down from 1,932 new cases reported late Friday afternoon and 1,798 new cases reported last Thursday. Hospitalizations Statewide, hospitalizations were at 951, down from 1,007 one week ago. Deaths There were 10 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in […]

COVID-19 update May 6

The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 1,798 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 978,566 statewide since the outbreak began in March of 2020. Hospitalizations Statewide, hospitalizations were at 1,031, up from 1,000 yesterday Deaths There were 17 new deaths attributable to COVID-19 statewide in today’s report, for a total of […]

Some COVID restrictions ease today, including masks outdoors

April 30. COVID-19 restrictions ease starting today, based on a new Executive Order from Gov. Roy Cooper. —Masks will no longer be required outdoors but will still be required indoors in public places. —Wearing masks is still encouraged in outdoor spaces with large crowds or where social distancing is not possible. —Limits on mass gatherings […]

COVID update: Moderna forecasts need for booster shots

April 30. With Moderna forecasting an “expected significant need for booster vaccinations in 2022 and beyond,” the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 2,231 new COVID-19 cases, for a total of 969,752 statewide since the outbreak began in 2020. Moderna said waning immunity will impact vaccine efficacy within 12 months, while COVID-19 […]

COVID-19 update April 26

April 26. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 1,334 new cases of COVID-19 statewide and 37 coronavirus deaths in North Carolina from Friday to today. Hospitalizations The NCDHHS today reported 1,067 people hospitalized statewide due to COVID-19, down from 1,145 on Friday and 1,096 exactly one week ago. Deaths In Mecklenburg […]

COVID-19 update April 20

April 22. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 2,236 new cases of COVID-19 statewide, the largest increase since Friday April 16. There were 25 new deaths statewide attributed to the coronavirus in today’s NCDHHS report. Hospitalizations The NCDHHS reported 1,149 people hospitalized statewide due to COVID-19, down from 1,168 yesterday Testing […]

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COVID-19 update April 19: Cases volume increases, 1 new death in Cornelius

April 19. By Dave Yochum. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services today reported 1,380 new cases of COVID-19 statewide. There have been 31 new deaths statewide since Friday, one of them in Cornelius, according to the NCDHHS report. The median number of new cases statewide during the past seven business days (2,434) is […]

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Last 7 days of new COVID cases 16% ahead of past 31

April 16. By Dave Yochum. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services today reported 2,475 new cases of COVID-19 statewide, well above the median of the past 31 days. A Washington Post headline yesterday: “Spring wave of coronavirus crashes across 38 states as hospitalizations increase.” In North Carolina, today’s increase was still far below […]

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COVID-19 update April 15: New cases 2.6% ahead

April 15. By Dave Yochum. The NC Dept. of Health and Human Services reported 2,434 new cases of COVID-19 statewide, up from 2,359 yesterday and 1,337 new cases reported one month ago on March 15. The median number of new cases statewide during the past seven days (2,087) is now running 2.6 percent above the […]