45 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Sunday (November 8) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 5,171, with 69 deaths. Coronavirus hospitalizations increased by one to 51, the highest single day total since the start of the pandemic.
According to the Burke County Public Health Sunday update, there were 3,304 cases of COVID-19 in the county, an increase of 35 from the previous update. There have been 63 COVID-associated deaths in the county and eight people were hospitalized.
83 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Saturday (November 7) by the Caldwell County Health Department, increasing the total to 2,831, with 33 deaths. 19 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported Sunday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 1,033, with 12 deaths.[Photo courtesy of wtvr.com]