16 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday (May 12) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 18,940, with 304 deaths. There were 16 people hospitalized. 32% of Catawba County’s residents are now fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The 161st COVID-19-associated death was reported Wednesday by Burke County health officials. The individual was in their 80s and was hospitalized. 11 new cases of the virus were reported, increasing the total to 10,174. Seven people were hospitalized.
21 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Wednesday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 9,406, with 148 deaths. There were six people hospitalized. Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County, raising the tally to 4,391 overall.