32 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today (October 7) by Catawba County Public Health, moving the overall total to 3,436, with 57 deaths. Coronavirus hospitalizations in Catawba County rose above 30, with two more being added today to increase the total to 31.
11.5% of the COVID-19 tests administered in Catawba County have come back positive. Among those who test positive, the fatality rate is 1.6%. At least 3,043 coronavirus patients have recovered in Catawba County.
Burke County Public Health reports 25 new cases of COVID-19 today. The total is now 2,579, with 48 deaths. 9.6% of the people tested in Burke County have been positive for the coronavirus, the death rate among those who test positive is 1.9%, at least 2,172 patients have recovered.