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COVID-19 Update: 19 New Cases In Catawba County, Death Reported In Burke

COVID-19 Update: 19 New Cases In Catawba County, Death Reported In Burke

19 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Catawba County Saturday (September 5), increasing the total to 2,715, with 48 deaths. There were 12 people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Catawba County.

Burke County Public Health was notified Friday evening (September 4) about the 37th COVID-19-associated death in the county. The individual in their 80s was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. 14 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Burke County Saturday, increasing the total to 2,095. There were six people hospitalized and at least 1,802 patients had recovered.

No new coronavirus cases were reported Saturday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 409, with three deaths. Caldwell County health officials did not release a report Saturday, the last update Friday showed 1,476 cases of the coronavirus with 22 deaths.

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