18 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in the last update, which was issued Friday (April 9) by Catawba County Public Health. The total number of cases since the start of the pandemic is 18,008. There were no new coronavirus-related deaths reported, and 18 people were hospitalized.
Zero new cases were reported in Caldwell County Friday, leaving the total at 9,041, with 142 deaths. Hospitalizations dropped to five. Burke County Public Health Friday reported the county’s 150th virus-related death. The individual was in their 60s and was hospitalized. Health officials in Burke County reported 9,825 cases overall, and there were six people hospitalized.
Seven new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County Friday, raising the total to 4,215, with 85 deaths.