Six COVID-19-related deaths were reported Tuesday (February 2) in Catawba County, increasing the total to 250. There were 61 new cases of the coronavirus reported Tuesday by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 15,680. There were 117 people hospitalized.
46 new cases of the virus were reported Tuesday in Burke County, raising the total to 8,735, with 120 deaths. There were 11 people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Burke County. Eight new cases of the coronavirus were reported Tuesday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 8,015, with 115 deaths. There were 31 people hospitalized. The Caldwell County Health Department reports they’ve administered 2,722 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Eight new cases of the virus were reported in Alexander County Tuesday, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. The COVID-19-associated death total remained at 59 in Alexander.