More than 200 Covid-19 cases have now been linked to a church in Charlotte, North Carolina, according to Mecklenburg County Public Health.
The county has identified 208 cases among attendees and close contacts associated with events held at United House of Prayer facilities in Mecklenburg County from October 4-11.
Severe cases: At least 11 patients were hospitalized, and there have been 9 deaths, with one additional death under investigation.
According to its latest update, Mecklenburg County Public Health has attempted to contact at least 294 close contacts of confirmed cases.
CNN is reaching out to the church for comment.