There were 58 new cases of COVID-19 reported Sunday (February 7) in Catawba County, increasing the overall total to 16,094. One coronavirus-related death was reported over the weekend by Catawba County Public Health, making the total 257. There were 92 people hospitalized as of Sunday.
Burke County Public Health reported the county’s 122nd COVID-19-related death in its last media briefing, which was released Friday (February 5). The individual was in their 80s and was hospitalized. That update also showed 8,868 total cases in the county. There were 11 Burke County residents hospitalized.
The last update from the Caldwell County Health Department was also released Friday and showed 8,090 total cases with 119 deaths. There were 27 people hospitalized. Today’s (February 8) update from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shows 3,641 cases in Alexander County, with 59 deaths.