Mecklenburg County, NC – As of this morning there were 121,792 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with 1,000 deaths due to COVID-19 reported among Mecklenburg County residents.
Data as of Aug. 4 are presented in more detail below. 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. As such, these results are very fluid and only represent a fraction 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 5 PM are counted in the following days case count.
Highlights about the 121,333 COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of August 4, 2021 include:
As of August 5, 2021, MPCH received and confirmed reports of 406 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated residents (<1% of fully vaccinated residents and <1% of reported cases during this time period). This does not represent all breakthrough cases, as these are based on self-report during case investigations following COVID-19 diagnosis. Vaccination status is confirmed using the NC COVID-19 Vaccination Management System (CVMS).
7 MCPH is currently providing the Pfizer BioNTech, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines. For more information about the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution visit
COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's ResidencePast 14 Days (July 22 - August 4, 2021)
COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's ResidencePast 14 Days (July 22 - August 4, 2021)
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.