As restaurants, stores and museums reopen at near-normal capacity limits across North Carolina, public health officials are displaying a cautious optimism.
Dr. Raynard Washington, the deputy director of the Mecklenburg County Health Department, said his office continues to closely watch the numbers. There's been a recent plateau in downward progress.
In the meantime, the county is getting more vaccines than expected from the state, and it's moving through prioritization groups at a quicker pace. At this rate, the vaccine will available to all adults in Mecklenburg County by the end of April, Washington estimates.
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