15 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday (April 7) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 17,965. One new coronavirus-related death was reported Wednesday, lifting the total to 297. There were 16 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Catawba County.
Burke County health officials report the 148th COVID-19-associated death in the county. The individual was in their 70s and was hospitalized. One new case of the coronavirus was reported in Alexander County, increasing the total to 4,189, with 84 deaths. Eight new cases of the virus were reported in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 9,023, with 142 deaths. There were eight people hospitalized.