49 new cases of COVID-19 were reported today (November 4) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall tally to 4,880, with 67 deaths. There were 44 people hospitalized, three fewer than Tuesday (November 3). Approximately 12.5% of those tested for the coronavirus in Catawba County have been positive. The death rate among those who test positive is 1.4%. At least 3,784 Catawba County COVID patients have recovered.