As of March 28, 2020, 303 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) among county residents were reported to Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH).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 Federal and state 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 are conducted, which includes confirming county residency. Cases reported after 5 P.M. are counted in the following days case count.Highlights about the 303 reported cases of COVID-19 among Mecklenburg County residents include:
More data on COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of March 28, 2020:
Total COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Date
(as of March 28, 2020)
Select Characteristics of COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH
Hospitalization Rates by Age Group among COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH
Distribution of COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's Residence
(as of March 28, 2020)
COVID-19 Cases (per 100,000 residents) Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's Residence
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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Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.