45 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today (November 8) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 5,171, with 69 deaths. Hospitalizations increased by one to 51, the highest single day total since the start of the pandemic.
83 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Saturday (November 7) by the Caldwell County Health Department, increasing the total to 2,831, with 33 deaths. 19 people were hospitalized with COVID-19.
The Burke County Health Department’s COVID-19 dashboard shows ten more cases than Saturday, a total of 3,279. There have been 63 coronavirus-related deaths in Burke County, and eight people were hospitalized. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported today in Alexander County, leaving the total at 1,033, with 12 deaths.