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Posted on: May 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Update for Lincoln County NC, 5/7/21

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Currently 106 positive/active cases, 9,772 recoveries, and 88 deaths in Lincoln County. Governor eases state restrictions.

Lincolnton, NC –

The following counts are based on data reported to the Lincoln County Health Department as of 5/4/21:

  • Active Cases – 106

  • Recovered Cases – 9,772

  • Deaths – 88

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, May 11, 2021.


City of Lincolnton & Lincoln County Resources

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

The order requires social distancing protocols, 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 has suspended its mask mandate proclamation as of Friday, 5/7/2021, and urges all businesses & citizens to follow NCDHHS and CDC guidance. 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 for updated case counts by county, age, gender, race, etc.

Click HERE for CDC state & federal information regarding COVID-19


  • 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.

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