A COVID-19 death was reported today (October 31) in Catawba County, the 65th since the start of the pandemic. In addition, Catawba County Public Health reports 82 new cases of the coronavirus today, raising the total to 4,650. 39 people were hospitalized with COVID-19 in the county, the same total as Friday (October 30).
33 new coronavirus infections were reported Friday in Caldwell County, increasing the overall total to 2,596, with 32 deaths. There were 20 people hospitalized as of Friday.
The Burke County COVID-19 dashboard showed 3,106 total cases, 11 more than Friday’s update. There have been 58 deaths and eight people were hospitalized. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported today in Alexander County, keeping the total at 861, with 10 deaths.
2,805 new cases were reported today by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, the third highest single day total of the pandemic.