Mecklenburg County, NC – As of Noon today there were 82,921 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with 747 deaths due to COVID-19 reported among Mecklenburg County residents.
Data as of January 24 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 p.m. are counted in the following days case count.
Highlights about the 81,933 COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of January 24, 2021 include:
7MCPH is currently providing the Pfizer BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines to individuals in Groups 1 and 2. The count of administered doses is greater than doses received because vaccine vials often contain more than the specified doses. Second doses include those received for week of 1/25. For more information about the COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution visit https://www.mecknc.gov/covid-19/pages/vaccine.aspx.
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.