After a pandemic-high of 265 cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday (December 11), 141 new cases of the virus were added today (December 12) in Catawba County. The Overall total is now 8,999, according to Catawba County Public Health. There have been 119 coronavirus-associated deaths and 89 people were hospitalized today.
The Caldwell County Health Department reported a pandemic-high of 113 new COVID-19 cases Friday, increasing the total to 4,297, with 52 deaths. There were 33 people hospitalized. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) reports 4,990 cases in Burke County today, there have been 75 coronavirus-associated deaths in Burke. Friday’s update from the Alexander County Health Department showed 1,944 total COVID-19 cases with 22 deaths. There were 15 people hospitalized.
NCDHHS reports 6,153 new coronavirus cases today after a pandemic high of 7,540 on Friday.