36 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday (April 14) by Catawba County Public Health, lifting the total to 18,119. There were no new coronavirus-related deaths reported, leaving the total at 297. 18 people were hospitalized with COVID-19. 19% of Catawba County’s residents are fully vaccinated against the virus. Nine new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed in Alexander County, lifting the total to 4,255, with 85 deaths.
Two COVID-19-related deaths were reported Wednesday in Caldwell County, raising the total to 144. 17 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed by the Caldwell County Health Department, increasing the total to 9,085. Hospitalizations fell to two. According to the Burke County COVID-19 dashboard, 13 new cases of the virus have been added in the last day, increasing the total to 9,859, with 150 deaths. Seven people were hospitalized.