No COVID-19-related deaths were reported once again Wednesday (March 10) in the Hickory Metro. Catawba County Public Health is still reporting 288 total deaths. There were 27 new cases of the coronavirus reported in Catawba County, increasing the total to 17,334. 23 people were hospitalized.
14 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Burke County Wednesday, lifting the overall total to 9,525, with 146 deaths. There was one person hospitalized with the virus in Burke County.
11 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Caldwell County Wednesday, raising the tally to 8,794, with 138 deaths. There were 16 people hospitalized. Six new cases were reported Wednesday in Alexander County, increasing the total to 3,969, with 84 deaths. There were ten people hospitalized.