Two COVID-19-related deaths were reported Tuesday (September 15) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the overall total to 51 since the start of the pandemic. In addition, 18 new cases of the coronavirus were reported, increasing the overall total to 2,865. There were 13 people hospitalized in Catawba County with COVID-19, one more than Monday’s (September 14) total.
11 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday in Caldwell County, raising the total to 1,578, with 25 deaths. There were 22 Caldwell County residents hospitalized with the coronavirus. Burke County Public Health reported 12 new cases of COVID-19, upping the total to 2,193, with 41 deaths. There were six people hospitalized with the virus in Burke County. No new coronavirus cases were reported Tuesday in Alexander County, leaving the total at 452, with four deaths.[Photo courtesy of ABC News Australia]