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Friday Morning COVID-19 Update

Friday Morning COVID-19 Update

Two COVID-19 associated deaths were reported Thursday (January 28) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 236. There were 97 new cases reported Thursday, increasing the overall total to 15,289. 106 people were hospitalized with the coronavirus.

Burke County Public Health reported two virus-associated deaths Thursday, increasing the total to 115. One individual was in their 60s and one was in their 80s and both were hospitalized. 96 new cases were reported Thursday, raising the total to 8,515. There were 19 people hospitalized with COVID-19.

Four coronavirus-related deaths were reported Thursday in Caldwell County, lifting the total to 113. Two patients were between the ages of 65 and 74, and two were over the age of 75. All four patients were reported to have underlying health conditions. 38 new cases were confirmed Thursday, increasing the total to 7,903. There were 34 people hospitalized.

One COVID-19-related death was added to the total in Alexander County, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, increasing the total to 59. 22 new cases in the last day has increased the Alexander County total to 3,455.