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Friday Morning COVID-19 Update: Death Reported In Burke County, 48 New Cases In Caldwell

Friday Morning COVID-19 Update: Death Reported In Burke County, 48 New Cases In Caldwell

14 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Thursday (September 10) in Catawba County, increasing the overall total to 2,767, with 48 deaths. Hospitalizations remained in the single digits for the second straight day, with a total of nine Catawba County coronavirus patients in the hospital, one more than Wednesday’s (September 9) total.

Burke County Public Health was notified late Wednesday of the 39th COVID-19-related death in Burke County. The individual in their 90s was hospitalized and had underlying medical conditions. 19 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Burke County Thursday, increasing the total to 2,160. There were ten people hospitalized.

48 new COVID-19 cases were reported Thursday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 1,544, with 24 deaths. There were 23 people hospitalized in Caldwell County. The Alexander County Health Department reported 41 new cases of the coronavirus Thursday, increasing the total number of infections to 450, with three deaths.

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