Two COVID-19-associated deaths were reported Monday (February 8) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 259. There were 79 new cases reported Monday, increasing the total to 16,173. 94 people were hospitalized with the coronavirus.
Two COVID-19-related deaths were reported Monday in Burke County, increasing the total to 124. Both individuals were in their 80s and were not hospitalized. 103 new coronavirus cases were reported by Burke County Public Health, that total is since the previous update, which was last Friday (February 5). The overall total in Burke County is 8,971 cases. 11 people were hospitalized with the virus.
43 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Monday in Caldwell County, raising the total to 8,133, with 119 deaths. There were 33 people hospitalized. The Alexander County Health Department provided an update on coronavirus-associated deaths Monday, listing the total at 73. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services shows 3,650 cases overall in Alexander County, an increase of nine since Monday morning.