Three COVID-19-associated deaths have been reported today (December 20) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 139. 133 new cases of the coronavirus were reported today, increasing Catawba County’s total to 10,164. There are 96 people hospitalized.
124 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Saturday (December 19) in Caldwell County, raising the overall total to 5,028, with 57 deaths. There were 48 Caldwell County residents hospitalized with the coronavirus.
The Burke County Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard shows 5,425 cases of the coronavirus, 39 more than the last update from the county. There have been 75 virus-related deaths and 17 people were hospitalized.
The North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services reports 2,273 total cases today in Alexander County, an increase of 47 from Saturday. There have been 26 coronavirus-related deaths in Alexander County.