Nearly 100 additional Mecklenburg County residents have now tested positive for COVID-19.As of 4:30 pm today, Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) reported 741 positive cases. Just 24 hours ago, the number was 655. Seven people have also died.New data about Mecklenburg County's situation has also been released.Below are statistics as of Saturday, April 4, when there were 650 cases 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. These results only reflect laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 among county residents. Many individuals infected by COVID-19 have not been tested because they are asymptomatic or do not meet current CDC recommendations for testing. As such, these results are very fluid and only represent a snapshot of the true burden of COVID-19 in our community.Daily case counts provided by MCPH may differ from state and federal counts due to delays in reporting to the various entities. MCPH updates case counts after an initial case review and, where possible, a patient interview is conducted, which includes confirming county residency. Cases reported after 5PM are counted in the following days case count.Highlights about the 650 reported cases of COVID-19 among Mecklenburg County residents include:
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