Three COVID-19-associated deaths were reported Tuesday (February 16) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 272. There were 62 new cases of the coronavirus reported Tuesday, raising the tally to 16,608. 50 people were hospitalized.
33 new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Tuesday in Burke County, lifting the total to 9,230, with 136 deaths. There were nine people hospitalized. 37 new cases of the virus were confirmed Tuesday by Caldwell County health officials, increasing the total to 8,408, with 127 deaths. There were 26 people hospitalized.
According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 25 additional cases of the coronavirus were reported in Alexander County, increasing the total to 3,781, with 76 deaths.