21 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday (March 24) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 17,653, with 293 deaths. There were 16 people hospitalized in Catawba County. 12% of Catawba County’s residents have received the coronavirus vaccination.
Burke County Public Health reported the county’s 147th COVID-19-associated death Wednesday. The individual was in their 70s and was hospitalized. 12 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Wednesday, increasing the total to 9,669. There were three people hospitalized. Seven new cases of the virus were reported in Alexander County Wednesday, raising the total to 4,050, with 84 deaths.
16 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed in Caldwell County Wednesday, increasing the total to 8,913, with 140 deaths. There were 11 people hospitalized.