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Saturday COVID-19 Update: Hospitalizations At New High In Catawba County, Cases Reported In All Four Hickory Metro Counties

Saturday COVID-19 Update: Hospitalizations At New High In Catawba County, Cases Reported In All Four Hickory Metro Counties

COVID-19 hospitalizations increased to 50 in Catawba County today (November 7). It’s the first time since the start of the pandemic that 50 people are hospitalized locally with the coronavirus. 59 new cases of the virus were reported today, increasing the total to 5,126, with 69 deaths.

The Alexander County Health Department reported 25 new coronavirus cases Friday (November 6), increasing the total to 1,033, with 12 deaths. 27 people were hospitalized, up from 21 on Thursday.

21 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Friday in Caldwell County, raising the count to 2,748, with 33 deaths. 19 Caldwell County residents were hospitalized with COVID.

18 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed Friday in Burke County, lifting the total to 3,269, with 63 deaths. There were 10 people hospitalized with the virus in Burke County.