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COVID-19 Outbreak Confirmed At Catawba County Facility, 20 New Cases Today

COVID-19 Outbreak Confirmed At Catawba County Facility, 20 New Cases Today

Catawba County Public Health is investigating a newly identified outbreak of COVID-19 at Conover Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, where two residents and one staff member have tested positive for the virus.

The facility has informed patients, their family members, and staff about the situation. The facility has conducted additional testing and is working closely with Public Health to ensure control measures are in place to help prevent further spread of the disease.

Public Health is continuing to provide support and is in frequent communication with facility administrators. More information about Catawba County’s COVID-19 response and recommended prevention measures can be found online at www.catawbacountync.gov.

20 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed today (September 3) by Catawba County Public Health. That increases the overall total to 2,688, with 48 deaths. There are 12 people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Catawba County, the same total as Wednesday (September 2).

[Photos courtesy of catawbacountync.gov]