The 55th COVID-19-associated death was reported today (September 30) by Catawba County Public Health. 33 new cases of the coronavirus were reported today as well, increasing the overall total to 3,207. There are 16 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Catawba County, two more than Tuesday (September 29).
The updated numbers show the percentage of those tested in Catawba County for the coronavirus who have come back positive is approximately 11.5, while the death rate among those who test positive is 1.7%. At least 2,892 patients have recovered from COVID-19 in Catawba County.[Catawba County COVID-19 dashboard courtesy of catawbacountync.gov]