56 new cases of COVID-19 have been reported today (November 15) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 5,722, with 74 deaths. There are 44 people hospitalized in Catawba County with the coronavirus, three fewer than Saturday (November 14). No new cases of COVID-19 were reported today in Alexander County, leaving the total at 1,217, with 13 deaths.
COVID-19 updates were not released in Burke and Caldwell Counties today, the most recent update in Burke showed 3,499 cases with 64 deaths, and 2,988 cases with 38 fatalities in Caldwell County. 3,117 new cases were reported in North Carolina today, the second straight day the state has topped 3,000 new coronavirus infections.