A look at COVID-19 in Mecklenburg County, one year later
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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. 


The full story, and much more, is online: https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/politics/flashpoint/flashpoint-covid-optimism-charlotte-public-health/275-c3a399ca-07fa-4988-a257-e9a221428e07

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