18 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday (September 9) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 2,753, with 48 deaths. Hospitalizations dropped into the single digits, there were eight coronavirus patients in the hospital in Catawba County Wednesday.
17 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Wednesday in Burke County, increasing the total to 2,141, with 38 deaths. There were nine people hospitalized in Burke County with the coronavirus and at least 1,861 patients had recovered. Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday in Caldwell County, making the total 1,496, with 24 deaths. There were 22 people hospitalized and at least 934 patients had recovered.
No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County Wednesday, leaving the total at 409, with three deaths.[Photo courtesy of fultonschools.org]