According to Wednesday’s (March 31) update from Catawba County Public Health, 15% of the residents in Catawba County have received the COVID-19 vaccination. Two coronavirus-associated deaths were reported, raising the count to 295. 26 new cases of the virus were reported, increasing the total to 17,819, and there were 15 people hospitalized with COVID-19.
Ten new cases of the coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 8,968, with 140 deaths. Seven Caldwell County residents were hospitalized with COVID-19. Five new cases of the virus were reported in Burke County, raising the total to 9,707, with 147 deaths. There were two people hospitalized.
Six new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Alexander County, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, increasing the tally to 4,145, with 84 deaths.