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Posted on: March 26, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update for Lincoln County NC, 3/26/21

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Currently 65 positive/active cases, 9,034 recoveries, and 83 deaths in Lincoln County, NC. All NC adults are eligible for vaccination on April 7.

Lincolnton, NC –

The following counts are based on data reported to the Lincoln County Health Department as of 3/26/21:

  • Active Cases – 65

  • Recovered Cases – 9,034

  • Deaths – 83

The Lincoln County Health Department releases the current data for Covid-19 cases for the county. This information is current as of the date of this release and may have some differences with the state’s Dashboard due to delays in data entry or undetermined designations for some data areas.

  • In regards to identified deaths for Lincoln County, 36 are related to congregate care facilities.

  • As a reminder, the number of active cases reported on Tuesdays includes new cases received over a four-day period.

  • Continuance of control measures around the “3 W’s” is strongly encouraged to reduce the risk of transmission within our community.

The next scheduled Lincoln County COVID-19 data update will be released on Tuesday, March 30, 2021.


City of Lincolnton & Lincoln County Resources

Vaccine Info for Lincolnton & Lincoln County - Appointment Scheduling for Eligible Groups 

The NC Governor’s EO204 Further Easing of Restrictions on businesses and gatherings is effective 3/26/21. Under this Order, the restriction on the late-night sale of alcohol for on-site consumption is lifted. Capacity limitations on all businesses are increased and the cap on the number of individuals who can gather at any one time in certain indoor spaces, such as bars, is lifted. The mass gathering limit increased to 50 people indoors and 100 people outdoors. EO204 has three general categories of occupancy restrictions, see the EO204 FAQ's for details. View all NC Executive Orders at this LINK.

The order requires social distancing protocol, sanitation standards, other public health restrictions, and NCDHHS Guidance remain in effect. 

A face covering is still required in all public indoor settings if there are nonhousehold members present, regardless of the individual’s ability to maintain social distance. Face coverings continue to be required in public outdoor settings if individuals are unable to maintain six feet of social distance from non-household members. 

The City of Lincolnton issued a proclamation mandating compliance with the face-mask requirements by businesses and persons within the City of Lincolnton. More information, resources & links can be found on the city website 

Click HERE for the NCDHHS COVID Info Hub.

Click HERE for the NCDHHS Dashboard with continuously updated case counts by county, age, gender, race, etc.


  • WEAR a cloth face covering when in public.  
  • WAIT at least 6 feet apart to avoid close contact.
  • WASH your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds, or rub hands with hand sanitizer containing at least 60% alcohol until they feel dry.


Lincoln County Health Department Media Release

Lincoln County Health Department Media Release - Spanish

LCHD Vaccine Update 3/26/21

LCHD Vaccine Update 3/26/21 - Spanish

LCHD Covid-19 Snapshot 20 (3/26/21)

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