A day after Catawba County Public Health reported a pandemic high amount of new COVID-19 cases in the county with 120, 53 additional cases were reported today (November 21), raising the overall total to 6,265 since the start of the pandemic. Catawba County officials report 82 coronavirus-related deaths since the start of the pandemic. There are 56 people hospitalized with the virus in Catawba County, one more than Friday (November 20).
30 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Friday in Caldwell County, raising the total to 3,232, with 39 deaths. There were 27 people hospitalized in Caldwell County. 52 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Friday in Burke County, increasing the total to 3,786, with 65 deaths. There were 11 people hospitalized in Burke County. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County, leaving the total at 1,373, with 13 deaths.