24 new cases of COVID-19 were reported between Friday (May 14) and Monday (May 17) in Catawba County, raising the overall total to 19,038, with 305 deaths. 15 people were hospitalized as of Monday, according to Catawba County Public Health.
11 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed between Friday and Monday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 9,451, with 148 deaths. There were three people hospitalized. Four additional cases of COVID-19 were reported over the weekend in Alexander County, lifting the overall total to 4,400.
15 new cases of the virus were reported in Burke County between Friday and Monday, raising the total to 10,215, with 161 deaths. There were seven people hospitalized in Burke County.