56 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Catawba County between Friday afternoon (April 23) and Monday (April 26). Catawba County Public Health reports a total of 18,417 cases of the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic. There were no new virus-related deaths reported over the weekend, leaving the total at 300. Hospitalizations remained at 14, the same total as Friday.
Ten new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Alexander County between Friday and Monday afternoon, raising the total to 4,319. 24 cases of the coronavirus were reported over the weekend in Burke County, increasing the tally to 9,966, with 154 deaths. There were nine people hospitalized. One COVID-19-related death was reported over the weekend in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 147. There were 20 new cases reported, lifting the count to 9,224. Four people were hospitalized.