One COVID-19-related death was reported over the weekend by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 301. In addition, 40 new cases of the coronavirus were reported between Friday (April 30) and Monday (May 3), increasing the total to 18,772. 17 people were hospitalized with the virus in Catawba County.
Nine new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County over the weekend, increasing the total to 4,360. 24 new cases of the coronavirus were reported over the weekend in Burke County, raising the total to 10,059, with 158 deaths. There were eight Burke County residents hospitalized. 25 new cases of the virus were reported over the weekend in Caldwell County, lifting the total to 9,308, with 147 deaths. Four people were hospitalized.