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Friday Morning COVID-19 Update: Deaths Reported In Catawba, Burke, Highest Single Day New Case Count In Caldwell

Friday Morning COVID-19 Update: Deaths Reported In Catawba, Burke, Highest Single Day New Case Count In Caldwell

Three COVID-19-related deaths were reported Thursday (December 10) in Catawba County, increasing the total to 117. 127 new cases of the coronavirus were reported today by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 8,593. There were 79 people hospitalized with the virus in Catawba County.

Burke County Public Health reported four COVID-19-associated deaths Thursday, increasing the county’s total to 75. Two individuals were in their 70s and two were in their 60s, all four were hospitalized. 72 new coronavirus cases were reported in Burke County, increasing the overall total to 4,900. The county’s dashboard showed that 26 people were hospitalized in Burke County with COVID-19.

112 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Thursday in Caldwell County, lifting the overall total to 4,184, with 52 deaths. There were 33 people hospitalized with the virus. 112 is the highest single day total of new cases in Caldwell County since the pandemic began. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reports 1,940 COVID-19 cases in Alexander County today (December 11), an increase of 17 from the previous update. There have been 19 coronavirus-associated deaths in Alexander County.