Catawba County Public Health once again reported no COVID-19-related deaths Tuesday (March 9), leaving the total at 288. 21 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Catawba County, increasing the overall total to 17,307. There were 22 people hospitalized with the virus.
Burke County Public Health reported that there were zero COVID-19 hospitalizations in the county. 19 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Tuesday in Burke County, lifting the total to 9,511, with 146 deaths. Six new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Alexander County Tuesday, increasing the total to 3,963, with 84 deaths. There were ten people hospitalized.
Caldwell County health officials reported the county’s 138th COVID-19-related death Tuesday. The patient was between the ages of 50 and 64, was hospitalized, and was reported to have underlying health conditions. Seven new cases of the virus were reported in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 8,783. There were 17 people hospitalized. The active case count in Caldwell County was 322 Tuesday, the fewest active cases since mid-July.