Three COVID-19-related deaths were reported today (November 17) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 78. In addition, 111 new coronavirus cases were added today, increasing the overall tally to 5,924. There are 45 Catawba County residents hospitalized, the same total as yesterday.
32 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today by Burke County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 3,623, with 65 deaths. There are ten people hospitalized with the coronavirus and at least 2,980 patients have recovered.