Rapid Increase Reported In COVID-19 Cases Among Unvaccinated
Last updated 7/26/2021 at 4:23pm
After months of decline, North Carolina is experiencing a rapid increase in COVID-19 spread among those who are unvaccinated.
On Thursday, 1,998 cases were reported to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and 817 people are hospitalized with 132 admitted in the past 24 hours. There have been 9,053 cases reported over the past seven days compared to 5,441 cases in the preceding seven days — a 66% increase — and hospitalizations doubled since July 9 and are at the highest rate they have been since the May 11.
“Unvaccinated North Carolinians are un-necessarily ge...