CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At WCNC Charlotte, we are focusing our coronavirus coverage on facts, not fear. We aim to give our viewers the information they need from officials to best protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Cases in North Carolina: 987,837 lab-confirmed cases with 12,853 deaths. DHHS reported 1,394 new cases on Thursday. The percentage of positive test results is averaging 4.0% over the last two weeks. NCDHHS is reporting 925 people hospitalized statewide due to COVID-19. Currently, 51% of the adult population is at least partially vaccinated and 45.5% of the adult population is fully vaccinated.
- Cases in South Carolina: 486,761 total cases of COVID-19 with 8,467
deaths. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 229 new cases of coronavirus on Thursday. DHEC is reporting 14 new confirmed deaths. The percentage of positive tests is 4.7%. SCDHEC is reporting that 373 people are hospitalized statewide due to COVID-19.
- Cases in Mecklenburg County:111,255 Mecklenburg County residents have tested positive for the coronavirus and 956 related deaths have been reported since the pandemic began. On Tuesday,156 additional COVID-19 cases were reported with0additional deaths.6.0%of individuals tested were positive for COVID-19 over the past week. An average of 168individualswith laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 infections were hospitalized in the past week.
North Carolina cases of COVID-19
South Carolina cases of COVID-19
To view a list of cases reported so far in South Carolina, The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the following chart.
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The state of North Carolina has set up a hotline for general questions about coronavirus at frequently asked questions. In South Carolina, for general questions about the coronavirus, call the DHEC Care Line 1-855-472-3432. Staff are answering calls 8 a.m.-6 p.m. every day.102,861 lab-confirmed cases with 1,668 deaths.or read the