25 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Sunday (October 18) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 3,916, with 61 deaths. Hospitalizations have increased to 24, three more than Saturday (October 17).
The Sunday update from Burke County Public Health said there were 2,794 total COVID-19 cases, 22 more than the county’s dashboard showed Saturday. There have been 51 coronavirus-related deaths and 10 people were hospitalized. No new cases of the virus have been reported in Alexander County, leaving the total at 655, with nine deaths.