A COVID-19-related death was reported Friday (April 23) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 300. In addition, 28 new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Catawba County, raising the overall total to 18,361. Virus-related hospitalizations increased to 14.
12 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Friday in Burke County, raising the total to 9,942, with 154 deaths. Eight people were hospitalized. Six new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County, increasing the toatl to 4,309, with 86 deaths. A coronavirus-associated death was reported in Caldwell County Friday, raising the total to 146. 35 new cases of the virus were confirmed, increasing the total to 9,204. Three people were hospitalized.