94 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today (October 29) in Catawba County, increasing the overall count to 4,503, with 64 deaths. 94 is the highest single-day total of new cases reported in Catawba County. Hospitalizations increased to 31, from 30 on Wednesday (October 28).
Burke County is currently at 3,062 positive cases after 29 new COVID-19 infections were reported today by health officials. There were six people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Burke County. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reported 2,885 new COVID cases today, the highest one-day total reported by the state.