Catawba County Public Health reported 20 new cases of COVID-19 between Friday (May 21) and Monday (May 24), increasing the overall total to 19,131, with 306 deaths. Hospitalizations dropped to ten, from 16 in the previous report.
Six new cases of the coronavirus were reported over the weekend in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 9,491, with 148 deaths. There were five people hospitalized. Three new cases of the virus were reported between Friday and Monday in Alexander County, lifting the total to 4,407.
Burke County Public Health reported the county’s 163rd COVID-19-related death Monday. The individual was in their 60s and was hospitalized. 16 new cases of the virus were reported over the weekend in Burke County, increasing the total to 10,258. There were six people hospitalized.