Two additional COVID-19-associated deaths were reported Tuesday (October 6) in Catawba County, increasing the total to 57 since the start of the pandemic. Additionally, 43 new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Tuesday by Catawba County Public Health, making the total 3,404 overall. Hospitalizations were at 29, five more than Monday (October 5).
30 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday in Burke County, raising the total to 2,554, with 48 deaths. There were seven people hospitalized. Ten new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Tuesday in Caldwell County, increasing the count to 1,834, with 29 deaths. There were 12 Caldwell County residents hospitalized with COVID-19. No new cases of the coronavirus were confirmed Tuesday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 550, with eight deaths.