30 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Catawba County Thursday, increasing the total to 17,995, with 297 deaths. There were 18 people hospitalized in Catawba County. 17% of Catawba County’s residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine. On Thursday, Burke County Public Health reported the county’s 149th COVID-19-related death. The individual was in their 70s and was hospitalized.
18 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Caldwell County Thursday, raising the total to 9,041, with 142 deaths. There were nine people hospitalized. A COVID-19-related death was reported in Alexander County, increasing the total to 85. 20 new cases of the virus were reported in Alexander County, lifting the total to 4,208. There were ten people hospitalized.