Eight new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Friday (September 4) in Catawba County, increasing the total to 2,696, with 48 deaths. There were 12 people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Catawba County. Four new cases of COVID-19 have been added in Burke County since the last update, the total now stands at 2,081. There have been 36 coronavirus-related fatalities in Burke County and seven people were hospitalized.
11 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Caldwell County Friday, increasing the overall count to 1,476, with 22 deaths. There were 22 people hospitalized in Caldwell County and at least 872 patients had recovered. No new coronavirus cases were reported Friday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 409, with three deaths.[Photo courtesy of sibfl.net]