Zero COVID-19-related deaths were reported over the weekend in Catawba County, leaving the total at 288. There were 69 new cases of the coronavirus reported between Friday (March 12) and Monday (March 15), increasing the total to 17,452. 28 people were hospitalized with the virus.
45 new cases of the virus were reported over the weekend in Burke County, raising the total to 9,579, with 146 deaths. There were three people hospitalized. Alexander County health officials reported nine new cases of COVID-19 between Friday and Monday, increasing the total to 4,013. There have been 84 virus-related deaths in Alexander, and ten people were hospitalized.
13 new cases of COVID-19 were reported between Friday and Monday in Caldwell County, increasing the total to 8,821, with 138 deaths. There were 15 people hospitalized. There were zero COVID-19-related deaths reported over the weekend in the Hickory Metro.