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COVID-19 Data for March 23

3/24/2020

As of March 23, 2020 Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) reported 108 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among county residents. MCPH will provide routine updates about reported COVID-19 cases to help our community better understand how this pandemic is developing in our county. This information is being sent out for awareness. All future updates will be posted on MeckNC.gov/covid-19.

Highlights of data about the 108 COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of March 23, 2020 include:

  • About 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.
  • Roughly 1 in 5 reported cases were hospitalized due to their COVID-19 infection.
  • Reported cases live throughout the entire county, with at least one case in nearly every zip code. These are only confirmed and reported cases and do not reflect all cases of COVID-19 in any given area.

More data on COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of March 23, 2020:

 

Total COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Date

(as of March 23, 2020)

covid-19 cases


Select Characteristics of COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH

(as of March 23, 2020)

  Selected Characteristics Percent of Reported COVID-19 Cases
Age<201.9%
20-3951.8%
40-5929.6%
≥ 6016.7%
SexFemale52.8%
Male47.2%
Race/EthnicityWhite39.8%
Black37.0%
Hispanic6.5%
Asian4.6%
Alaskan Native/American Indian0.9%
Other/Not Reported11.1%
HospitalizationNot Hospitalized75.0%
Ever Hospitalized21.3%
Under Investigation3.7%


Distribution of COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's Residence

(as of March 23, 2020)

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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.



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