A COVID-19-associated death was reported by Catawba County Public Health Wednesday (April 21), increasing the total to 299. 34 new cases of the virus were reported Wednesday, increasing the total to 18,303. Nine people were hospitalized. 23% of Catawba County’s residents have been vaccinated.
Five new cases of COVID-19 were reported Wednesday by Caldwell County health officials, increasing the total to 9,158, with 145 deaths. Three people were hospitalized. One new case of the coronavirus was reported in Alexander County, increasing the total to 4,297, with 86 deaths. Five people were hospitalized. Eight new cases were reported in Burke County, lifting the total to 9,921, with 154 deaths. 11 people were hospitalized.