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​Data for November 30, 2021

12/3/2021

Mecklenburg County, NC – As of this morning there were 162,292 cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) with 1,288 deaths due to COVID-19 reported among Mecklenburg County residents.

Data as of November 30 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 day's case count.

Highlights about the 161,691 COVID-19 cases reported in Mecklenburg County as of November 30 include:

  • During the past week, an average of 174 laboratory confirmed infections per day were reported compared to the 14-day average of 181 confirmed infections. This represents a decrease over the last 14 days. These data are based on Mecklenburg resident cases reported to MCPH.

 

  • During the past week, an average of 155 individuals with laboratory confirmed COVID-19 infections were hospitalized at acute care facilities in Mecklenburg County. This represents an increase trend over the last 14 days. These data are based on daily census counts from acute care facilities in Mecklenburg County reporting to MCPH.

 

  • During the past week, an average of 7.9 percent of individuals who were tested in Mecklenburg County were positive for COVID-19. This represents an increase trend over the last 14 days. These data only include ELRs for molecular (PCR) tests submitted to NC DHHS for laboratories electronically submitting negative and positive COVID-19 results. 

  • One thousand-two hundred-eighty-six deaths due to COVID-19 occurred among reported cases.
    • Eighty percent of the deaths were among older adults (≥ 60 years), 37 deaths occurred in adults ages 20 to 39 and 222 deaths were adults ages 40 to 59.
    • All deaths, except thirty-six, occurred among adults with underlying chronic illnesses.
    • Almost half were non-Hispanic Whites. The disparity in COVID-19 deaths among non-Hispanic Whites is related to differences in race/ethnicity of residents of long-term care (LTC) facilities actively experiencing an outbreak.
    • Nearly 30 percent of deaths were connected to active outbreaks at long-term care (LTC) facilities.
    • Among deaths not connected to outbreaks at long-term care facilities, nearly 2 in 3 were non-White, with 40 percent being non-Hispanic Black. As previously noted, these disparities are largely driven by higher rates of underlying chronic conditions that increase risk of severe complications due to COVID-19 infection among these communities.

 

  • Beginning October 14, 2021, MCPH has cross-matched reported case data with the COVID Vaccine Management System data regarding vaccinations, for all data going back to the beginning of 2021. As of December 1, 2021, MCPH has received matched and confirmed reports of 8,824 cases of COVID-19 among fully vaccinated residents (1.4% of fully vaccinated residents).

 

  • Effective November 5, 2021, MCPH transitioned to a monthly data release. The next data release will be January 7, 2022. Between news releases, please visit the NCDHHS' website at www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus and the CDC's website at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus for current data on Mecklenburg County.  




More data on the epidemiology of COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County 
as of November 30, 2021:


Daily COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Date*
 (Total Molecular (PCR) Positive Cases – 145,077
Total Antigen Positive Cases – 16,614) 



Daily Percent Positive of Laboratory COVID-19 Tests1
(as of  November 30, 2021)

 


COVID-19 Case Rate per 100,000 Residents
based on cases reported to MCPH by Date




COVID-19 Percent Positivity Rates (7-Day Average)





Select Characteristics of COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Reported to MCPH 
Cumulative and 14-Day Counts

 
Selected Characteristics
Total Covid Deaths 
 
Total = 1,286
COVID Deaths Past 14-Days
(November 17 – 30, 2021)
 
Total= 13
All Cases
% of Total Deaths % of Deaths Past 14 days
Age ​ ​ ​<20<1.0%--
20-392.9%
--
40-5917.3%46.2%
≥ 6079.6%53.8%
Sex

Female48.3%53.8%
Male51.5%46.2%
Unknown
<1.0%
--
Race/Ethnicity2 ​ ​ ​ ​ ​  White*45.1%53.8%
Black*37.4% 23.1%
Hispanic12.6%23.1%
Asian*2.7%--
Alaskan Native/American Indian*<1.0%--
Multi-Racial/Other*1.3%--
Unknown<1.0%--
2 These data are updated based on follow-up interviews and investigations.
*Non-Hispanic



Daily COVID-19 Testing3 (as of November 30, 2021)



Daily Hospital Census of Patients with Laboratory Confirmed COVID-194 
(as of November 30, 2021)






COVID-19 Vaccination Data, Mecklenburg County: 
December 14, 2020 – November 30, 2021*
(based on data submitted to NC DHHS by NC Providers and Federal Pharmacy Programs)
For more information about COVID-19 Vaccinations visit https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard/vaccinations

Demographics of Mecklenburg Residents With At Least One Vaccine Dose
(based on all Vaccination Programs administering doses to Mecklenburg Residents)




COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH in the Past 14 Days 

(November 17 – 30, 2021)



Profile of Newly Reported Cases in the Past 2 Weeks 

(November 17 – 30, 2021)








COVID-19 Cases Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's Residence
Past 14 Days (November 17 – 30, 2021)





COVID-19 Cases per 100,000 Reported to MCPH by Zip Code of Patient's Residence
Past 14 Days (November 17 - 30, 2021)

Total COVID-19 Case Rate
per 100,000 (as of 11/30/2021)
14-Day Case Rate
per 100,000 (as of 11/30/2021)
Change Over Past
14-Day Period
14,562.1 227.6
Increase





Congregate Living Settings with Active COVID-19 Outbreaks 

(as of November 30, 2021) 

 
Source: NC DHHS COVID-19 Outbreak and Cluster Reporting
Available online at: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/dashboard/outbreaks-and-clusters

Total Active Outbreaks in Congregate Living Settings:  10
Total Active Clusters in Child Care and School Settings: 3

Facility Name Staff Residents Total
  Cases Deaths Cases Deaths Cases Deaths
Bradford Preparatory School
2502 Salome Church Road
Charlotte NC 28262
500050
Carmel Christian School
1145 Pineville-Matthews Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
005050
Carrington Place
600 Fullwood Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
110212322
Charlotte Health and Rehabilitation Center
1735 Toddville Rd
Charlotte, NC 28214
403070
Clear Creek Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
10506 Clear Creek Commerce Dr
Mint Hill, NC 28227
201030
Mecklenburg County Jail
801 East 4th Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
53033603890
N Tryon Street, Charlotte
1210 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC 28206
10170180
Peak Resources
3223 Central Avenue
Charlotte NC 28205
405090
Pineville Rehab and Living Center
1010 Lakeview Dr
Pineville, NC 28134
302050
Royal Park Rehabilitation & Health Center
2700 Royal Commons Ln
Matthews, NC 28105
402060
Saint Ann Catholic School
600 Hillside Ave
Charlotte, NC 28209
30130160
The Little Flower Assisted Living
8700 Lawyers Rd
Charlotte, NC 28227
101020
White Oak Manor – Charlotte
4009 Craig Ave
Charlotte, NC 28211
206080

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 https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/, which will also include future positive COVID-19 test results in North Carolina.