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Novant updates visitor restrictions

April 25. Beginning Monday, April 25, anyone ages 2 and up will be permitted to visit Novant Health facilities as long as they wear a mask and complete a COVID-19 screening. Previously, individuals were required to be 12 years or older to enter a Novant Health hospital.

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Complete survey on how Cornelius should spend ARPA funds

April 4. The Town of Cornelius will receive $9.6 million through the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA). The purpose of these funds is to help communities respond to the negative effects of the COVID-19 pandemic by improving, assisting, and serving our community. How best to spend it? The town is conducting a survey now, through […]

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Here’s where NC ranks in COVID-19 safest states

March 30. With two-thirds of the population fully vaccinated against COVID-19, WalletHub released updated rankings for the safest states during the pandemic. North Carolina scored high, most notably 14th best in COVID-related deaths and vaccinations. WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across five key metrics. The data set includes the rates […]

COVID update March 23

March 23. As of today, the NCDHHS will report COVID data weekly, but some of today’s data is the same as yesterday’s—for example, statewide hospitalizations (616), total Mecklenburg cases (277,020) and Mecklenburg deaths (1,555). In the past, we did the math each day to report daily changes. What’s new today —There were 2,842 new coronavirus […]

COVID update March 22

Tuesday’s NCDHHS data New cases statewide: 819 New deaths statewide: 13 (none in N. Meck) Hospitalized statewide: 616 North Meck Cornelius new cases: 1 Davidson new cases: 2 Huntersville new cases: 6 Starting tomorrow, the NCDHHS COVID-19 report goes to once a week. Data will include Wastewater Surveillance, COVID-Like Illness in Emergency Departments, Hospital Admissions, […]

COVID update March 21

Monday’s NCDHHS data New cases statewide: 372 New deaths statewide: 20, including one in Cornelius Hospitalized statewide: 619 North Meck Cornelius new cases: 6 Davidson new cases: 11 Huntersville new cases: 7 Beginning Wednesday March 23, the NCDHHS COVID-19 report goes to once a week. Data will include Wastewater Surveillance, COVID-Like Illness in Emergency Departments, […]

March 18 NCDHHS report

Friday’s data: New cases statewide: 1,740 New deaths statewide: 28 Hospitalized statewide: 723 North Meck Cornelius new cases: 2 Davidson new cases: 2 Huntersville new cases: 8 —There have not been any COVID deaths in North Meck since March 2; countywide since March 14 Beginning on Wednesday March 23, the NCDHHS COVID-19 report goes weekly. […]

COVID update: March 17. Reporting goes weekly.

March 17. Beginning on Wednesday March 23, the NCDHHS COVID-19 report goes weekly. Data will include Wastewater Surveillance, COVID-Like Illness in Emergency Departments, Hospital Admissions, COVID-19 Cases, Booster Rates, Prevalence of Variants, and CDC COVID-19 Community Levels. The NCDHHS dashboard will no longer include testing or contract tracing. Thursday’s data: New cases statewide: 1,223 New […]

COVID update March 16

March 16. The volume of new COVID cases rose to 1,519 today after dipping to 649 yesterday, according to the NCDHHS. Statewide COVID hospitalizations fell to 799, less than a third the number hospitalized exactly one month ago. There were 39 new COVID-related deaths statewide. Testing The statewide positivity rate remained at 2.6 percent for […]

COVID update March 15: Hospitalizations continue to fall

March 15. The volume of new COVID cases rose to 649 today as the pandemic tests the waters of endemic status. Hospitalizations fell again, to 832 statewide. Deaths fell to five statewide, still a painful number for survivors Testing The statewide positivity rate remained at 2.6 percent for a second day as per NCDHHS. The […]