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Track COVID-19: Carolinas outbreak map

Use the maps below to see where all of the cases of the coronavirus in North and South Carolina have been reported so far.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At WCNC Charlotte, we are focusing our coronavirus coverage on facts, not fear.  We aim to give our viewers the information they need from officials to best protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.  

Key Facts:

  • Cases in North Carolina: 125,219 lab-confirmed cases with 1,969 deaths. DHHS reported 1313 cases on Monday, down from Sunday's report of 1,341 new cases. The state's positive test percentage over the last two weeks is moving toward around 7.5%. Hospitalizations declined slightly for the fourth straight day, with 1,057 people hospitalized with coronavirus.
  • Cases in South Carolina: 92,404 total cases of COVID-19 with 1,721 deaths. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) announced 1,105 new confirmed cases and 11 additional confirmed deaths Monday, down from 1,110 cases reported Sunday.  As of Sunday, the percent positive in the state was 15.2%. SCDHEC reports they are unable to provide how many hospital beds are occupied by patients who tested positive or were under investigation. 
  • Cases in Mecklenburg County: 21,054 Mecklenburg County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and 222 related deaths have been reported. Mecklenburg County officials said on July 28 hospitalizations continue to rise. As of July 29, an average of 197 individuals with confirmed COVID-19 infections were hospitalized at acute care facilities in the county.

North Carolina cases of COVID-19

In North Carolina, data from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services showed:

A majority of cases were patients between the ages of 25 and 49.

In recent weeks, the demographics of patients has shifted now with 56% of patients being White. 24% of patients are Black.

In hospitals, 76% of inpatient beds are occupied with 78% of ICU beds currently occupied. 75% of the state's ventilators remained available for use.

127 nursing homes statewide are reporting outbreaks.

One school and 6 child care facilities are reporting clusters, with two in Iredell County and one in Mecklenburg County.

South Carolina cases of COVID-19

To view a list of cases reported so far in South Carolina, The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control released the following chart.

WCNC Charlotte’s coverage of the coronavirus is rooted in Facts, not Fear. Visit wcnc.com/coronavirus for comprehensive coverage, find out what you need to know about the Carolinas specifically, learn more about the symptoms, and keep tabs on the cases around the world here. Have a question? Text it to us at 704-329-3600. And get the latest coronavirus updates sent right to your inbox every morning by subscribing to the Wake Up Charlotte newsletter here.

The state of North Carolina has set up a hotline for general questions about coronavirus at 866-462-3821 or read the frequently asked questions.  In South Carolina, for general questions about the coronavirus, call the DHEC Care Line 1-855-472-3432. Staff are answering calls 8 a.m.-6 p.m. every day.102,861 lab-confirmed cases with 1,668 deaths.