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​Data for Mecklenburg County COVID-19 Cases Reported as of March 26

3/27/2020

As of March 26, 2020, 230 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among county residents were reported to Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH). MCPH continues to investigate and follow-up on all reported cases of COVID-19 among county residents.

MCPH provides these routine updates about reported cases of COVID-19 to help our community better understand how this pandemic is developing in our county. There are reported cases and community transmission occurring throughout the entire county.

Highlights of data about the 230 reported cases of COVID-19 among Mecklenburg County residents include: 

  • Nearly half of reported cases were adults ages 20 to 39 years old. Two cases were youth under 19 years old.
  • The sex and racial/ethnic composition of reported cases were similar to the county demographics.
  • About 1 in 5 reported cases have been hospitalized due to their COVID-19 infection.
  • About 11 percent of reported cases have been released from isolation. 

More data on COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of March 26, 2020:

 

Total COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Date

(as of March 26, 2020)

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Select Characteristics of COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH

(as of March 26, 2020)

 Selected CharacteristicsPercent of Reported COVID-19 Cases
Age<201.0%
20-3946.0%
40-5934.8%
≥ 6018.2%
SexFemale53.0%
Male47.0%
Race/EthnicityWhite40.0%
Black41.3%
Hispanic7.0%
Asian2.1%
Alaskan Native/American Indian<1.0%
Not Reported9.1%
HospitalizationNot Hospitalized77.8%
Ever Hospitalized17.8%
Under Investigation4.4%
RecoveryReleased from Isolation11.7%


It is important to make sure the information you are getting about COVID-19 is coming directly from reliable sources like MCPH, CDC and NCDHHS. The best resource for information about COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County is the County's website, MeckNC.gov. Individuals can also call the County's COVID-19 hotline at 980-314-9400.

For more information, please visit the County's website, MeckNC.gov, the CDC's website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus and NCDHHS' website at www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus, which will also include future positive COVID-19 test results in North Carolina.