30 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Sunday (July 26) in Catawba County, increasing the total to 1,750, with 24 deaths. Coronavirus-related hospitalizations rose slightly, to 18, from 17 on Saturday. No new COVID-19 cases were announced Sunday by Alexander County health officials, leaving the total at 238, with two deaths.
Caldwell County health officials did not release an update Sunday. 15 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed Saturday (July 25) in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 920, with 11 deaths. 18 Caldwell County residents were hospitalized with the coronavirus as of Saturday. There was no update issued by Burke County Public Health Sunday. The county’s COVID-19 Dashboard showed 1,486 overall cases today (July 27), eight more than Saturday’s update from health officials. The death total remained at 25 and six people were hospitalized.