Catawba County Public Health reports 44 new cases of COVID-19 today (October 2), increasing the overall total to 3,298 since the beginning of the pandemic. There have been 55 coronavirus-related fatalities in Catawba County, and there are currently 16 people hospitalized with COVID-19, one fewer than Thursday’s (October 1) update.
Burke County Public Health reports 27 additional COVID-19 infections today, raising the total to 2,478, with 47 deaths. There were seven people in the hospital and at least 2,086 patients had recovered from the coronavirus in Burke County.[Photos courtesy of nbcdfw.com and catawbacountync.gov]