24 new cases of COVID-19 were reported today (October 17) by Catawba County Public Health, raising the total to 3,891, with 61 deaths. There are 21 people hospitalized in Catawba County, one fewer than Friday (October 16).
25 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today in Caldwell County after 34 had been reported Friday. The total case count is now 2,143, with 30 deaths. There were 11 people hospitalized.
The Alexander County Health Department reported 30 additional coronavirus cases Friday, increasing the total to 655, with nine deaths. 104 people were in quarantine with COVID-19, five people were in the hospital. Of the 655 total cases, 537 people have recovered.
29 additional cases of COVID-19 have been reported in Burke County since the last update, increasing the total to 2,772, with 51 deaths. There are 12 people hospitalized.