94 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Thursday (October 29) in Catawba County, increasing the overall count to 4,503, with 64 deaths. 94 is the highest single-day total of new cases reported in Catawba County. Hospitalizations increased to 31, from 30 on Wednesday (October 28).
Burke County increased to 3,062 positive cases after 29 new COVID-19 infections were reported Thursday by health officials. There were six people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Burke County.
42 new COVID cases were reported Thursday in Caldwell County, raising the count to 2,563, with 32 deaths. There were 18 Caldwell County residents hospitalized. No new cases of the coronavirus were reported Thursday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 822, with nine deaths.