Burke County Public Health reports three COVID-19-associated deaths today (December 30). There have now been 82 virus-related fatalities in the county since the start of the pandemic. Two individuals were in their 80s and was over the age of 100. Two were not hospitalized and one was hospitalized.
Burke County Public Health reported 197 new cases of the coronavirus today, increasing the total to 6,106. There were 23 people hospitalized with the virus, according to the Burke County COVID-19 dashboard. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today reported a single-day high of 8,551 new cases of the coronavirus.