COVID-19 hospitalizations decreased by 22 Wednesday (February 3) in Catawba County, falling to 95 from 117 on Tuesday. In addition, 83 new coronavirus cases were confirmed in Catawba, raising the overall total to 15,763. Three COVID-19-related deaths were reported Wednesday in Catawba County, increasing the total to 253.
50 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday in Burke County, increasing the total to 8,785, with 120 deaths. Hospitalizations dropped to eight in Burke County. 30 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 8,045, with 115 deaths. There were 30 people hospitalized in Caldwell County. The Samaritan’s Purse field hospital that was set up at Caldwell UNC Healthcare has closed. During the time it was in operation, 79 patients were served.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services update today (February 4) shows 3,589 total coronavirus cases in Alexander County with 59 deaths. 67 new cases were reported Wednesday. 13 Alexander County residents were hospitalized as of Wednesday.