A COVID-19-Associated Death was reported today (December 4) in Catawba County, increasing the total to 103. In addition, a pandemic high of 201 new cases were reported today, raising the overall count to 7,646. There are 72 people hospitalized in Catawba County, the highest single-day total reported.
Burke County Public Health today reported the county’s 71st COVID-19-related death. The individual in their 60s was hospitalized. 85 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed today in Burke County, raising the total to 4,481. There were 17 Burke County residents hospitalized. For the second straight day, more than 5,000 new cases of the virus were reported statewide, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reports 5,303 new infections.