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COVID update Oct. 15: Hospitalizations down 45% from Oct. 1

Oct. 15. A day after a panel of outside advisers to the Food and Drug Administration approved the Moderna booster shot, the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting another day of fewer COVID-19 hospitalizations statewide. Today’s report lists 2,074 North Carolinians hospitalized, down 45 percent from the Delta variant peak of 3,800 […]

COVID update Oct. 14: Is the Delta surge over?

Oct. 14. With Dr. Fauci saying we are seeing a decline in the acceleration of coronavirus cases, the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting an increase in the numbers of cases statewide, but an ongoing, steady decline in hospitalizations. The NCDHHS reported 3,761 new cases today, up from 3,239 yesterday and 2,148 […]

COVID update Oct. 13

Oct. 13. Statewide COVID-related hospitalizations have remained under 3,000 since Sept. 30, but the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported an increase of 41 coronavirus patients from yesterday to today. The NCDHHS today reported 2,277 North Carolinians hospitalized due to the coronavirus. Deaths The NCDHHS reported 77 COVID-related deaths statewide. New cases statewide […]

COVID update Oct. 7: Sixth day hospitalizations under 3,000

Oct. 7. Statewide COVID-related hospitalizations remained under 3,000 for the sixth day, but the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported 3,781 new cases, up from 3,698 new cases yesterday, and 2,703 new cases Tuesday. There are a total of 2,514 North Carolinians hospitalized for COVID, down by a third since early September Testing […]

COVID update Oct. 6

Oct. 6. Statewide COVID-related hospitalizations remained under 3,000 for the fifth reporting day, but the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported 133 new coronavirus deaths, including two in Huntersville. Tuesday’s congregate living report showed no new deaths at Huntersville Oaks or Olde Knox Commons. New cases The NDHHS today reported 3,598 new cases […]

COVID update Oct. 4

Oct. 4. Statewide COVID-related hospitalizations remain under 3,000 for the third reporting day in a row. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services, which doesn’t report COVID data on Saturdays and Sundays, said there were 2,606 people hospitalized with the coronavirus, down from 2,882 on Friday. Today’s total is down 31 percent from Sept. […]

COVID Update: 2 new deaths in Cornelius, Davidson

Sept. 29. As many parents wait for the Pfizer vaccine to become available to children—not until November according to the Associated Press—the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services is reporting two new COVID-19 deaths in North Mecklenburg—one in Cornelius and one in Davidson. The pandemic death toll in Cornelius is 29; in Davidson, 17. […]

COVID update Sept. 28

Sept. 28. With the CEO of Pfizer predicting a more normal life within a year—in spite of new variants of COVID-19—the NC Dept. of Health & Human Services continues to report more moderate data. The NCDHHS said there were no new deaths in Mecklenburg County today. Hospitalizations statewide—3,073 as of today—have been under 3,500 for […]

COVID update: Positivity rate at 9%, hospitalizations down 20% from Sept. 1

Sept. 27. The COVID positivity rate statewide remained below 10 percent in NC Dept. of Health & Human Services Monday report, having been as high as 15.8 percent less than three weeks ago. New daily cases came in at 2,665 today, the lowest since the Aug. 10 report. Hospitalizations Hospitalizations fell to 3,012 statewide, down […]

COVID update Sept. 23: A new death in Davidson, first since Feb. 12

Sept. 23. The NC Dept. of Health & Human Services reported 5,953 new cases of the coronavirus and 71 new deaths statewide compared to 6,288 new cases yesterday and 130 deaths yesterday due to the coronavirus. One of the new COVID deaths was in Davidson, its first since Feb. 12. Hospitalizations Hospitalizations fell to 3,231 […]