Two COVID-19-related deaths were reported Tuesday (January 12) by Catawba County Public Health, increasing the total to 201. 98 new cases of the coronavirus were reported Tuesday, increasing the total to 13,346. There were 113 people hospitalized with the virus.
Three COVID-19-related deaths were reported Tuesday in Burke County, increasing the total to 92. Two of the individuals were in their 70s and one was in their 90s and all three were hospitalized. 90 new cases of the virus were reported Tuesday, raising the total to 7,545. There were 34 people hospitalized.
135 new cases of COVID-19 were reported Tuesday in Caldwell County, lifting the overall total to 7,091, with 83 deaths. There were 45 people hospitalized with the virus. According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, there have been 3,094 coronavirus cases in Alexander County, 23 more than Tuesday’s update. There have been 38 virus-related deaths in Alexander.