No COVID-19-related deaths were reported once again in Catawba County Thursday (March 4), leaving the total at 287. There were 42 new cases of the coronavirus confirmed, increasing the total to 17,188, and 21 people were hospitalized.
There were no virus-related deaths reported in Caldwell County Thursday, the total remained at 137. 13 new cases were confirmed, raising the total to 8,748. There were 16 people hospitalized.
There was a coronavirus-associated death reported in Burke County Thursday, increasing the total to 143. The individual was in their 70s and was hospitalized. 12 new cases of the virus were reported, lifting the total to 9,480. Hospitalizations fell to five in Burke County. 11 new cases of COVID-19 were added in Alexander County, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, increasing the total to 3,943, with 84 deaths.