COVID-19 hospitalizations fell in Catawba County Monday (March 1), dropping to 32 from 43 Sunday (February 28). One coronavirus-associated death was reported Monday, raising the total to 283. After back-to-back days of single digit case counts there were 35 new cases of the virus reported Monday, increasing the overall total to 17,090.
28 new cases of the coronavirus were reported by Burke County health officials Monday, increasing the total to 9,450, with 140 deaths. Eight people were hospitalized. 26 new cases were reported between Friday (February 26) and Monday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 8,683, with 134 deaths. There were 13 people hospitalized.
17 new COVID-19 cases were reported in Alexander County between Saturday (February 27) and Monday, increasing the total to 3,918, with 81 deaths. There were ten people hospitalized.