44 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed today (January 31) in Catawba County, increasing the overall total to 15,486, with 243 deaths. There are 115 people hospitalized with the coronavirus according to Catawba County Public Health. The new case totals on the final two days of January are the two lowest of the new year in Catawba County.
17 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed today in Alexander County, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, increasing the total to 3,503. There have been 59 COVID-19-related deaths in Alexander.
The latest update from Caldwell County health officials shows the total number of coronavirus cases at 7,971, with 115 deaths. There were 33 people hospitalized. The Burke County Health Department reported a total of 8,588 cases in its last update. There were 15 people hospitalized.