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Wednesday Morning COVID-19 Update: Death Reported In Burke Tuesday, New Cases Confirmed In Three Hickory Metro Counties

Wednesday Morning COVID-19 Update: Death Reported In Burke Tuesday, New Cases Confirmed In Three Hickory Metro Counties

Catawba County Public Health reported 13 new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday (September 29), increasing the total to 3,174, with 54 deaths. There were 14 people hospitalized with the coronavirus, the same total as Monday (September 28).

Burke County Public Health reported the county’s 47th COVID-19-related death Tuesday. The individual was in their 50s and was hospitalized. 23 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Tuesday in Burke County, increasing the total to 2,406. There were eight people hospitalized with COVID-19 in Burke County.

Seven new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed Tuesday in Caldwell County, raising the total to 1,691, with 28 deaths. There were 23 Caldwell County residents hospitalized with the coronavirus. No new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 513, with seven deaths.

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