Two new cases of COVID-19 were reported Monday (September 7) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 2,730, with 48 deaths. There were 12 people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Catawba County Monday. 12 additional COVID-19 infections were reported Monday by Burke County Public Health, increasing the total to 2,107, with 37 deaths. There were nine people hospitalized in Burke County.
16 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Caldwell County between Friday (September 4) and Monday afternoon, upping the total to 1,492, with 22 deaths. There were 22 Caldwell County residents hospitalized with the coronavirus. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County Monday, leaving the total at 409, with three deaths.[Photo courtesy of ABC News Australia]