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MONROE — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 127,226 residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, as of Monday (Nov. 8).

The county’s had 121,295 residents fully vaccinated, per the report.

According to NC DHHS data updated on Monday, the total of cumulative cases of COVID-19 in the county is at 36,773 and the number of active cases is 659, down from 728 last week.

The Union County Government COVID-19 online dashboard reports 32 current hospitalizations. The county positivity rate was 6.1% on Monday. There have been 347 cumulative deaths in the county. The state’s positivity rate, reported by NC DHHS on Monday, was 5.1%.

According to the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Health, any positivity rate above 5% is classified as “too high” and indicates that “more testing should probably be done.”

Across the state, there have been a total of 1,494,278 COVID-19 cases per NC DHHS, and 18,264 virus related deaths.