24 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday (September 23) in Catawba County, raising the overall total to 3,052, with 53 deaths. There were 11 people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Catawba County, the same total as Tuesday (September 22).
The seventh COVID-19-related death was reported Wednesday by the Alexander County Health Department. There were six new cases of the coronavirus reported Wednesday in Alexander County, increasing the total to 495. There were three people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Alexander County.
18 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Wednesday in Caldwell County, upping the overall count to 1,648, with 28 deaths. There were 21 Caldwell County residents hospitalized. Four new COVID-19 infections were reported Wednesday in Burke County, raising the total to 2,313, with 43 deaths. There were five people hospitalized.[Photo courtesy of wowt.com]