There were zero COVID-19-related deaths reported once again in the Hickory Metro on Tuesday (March 16). In Catawba County, 38 new cases of the coronavirus were reported, increasing the total to 17,490, with 288 deaths. Hospitalizations remained at 28.
14 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Caldwell County Tuesday, raising the total to 8,835, with 138 deaths. Hospitalizations fell to 14, from 15 Monday (March 15).
Burke County Public health announced 13 new cases Tuesday, increasing the tally to 9,592 overall, with 146 deaths. There were five people hospitalized in Burke County. One new case of the coronavirus was reported Tuesday in Alexander County, increasing the total to 4.014, with 84 deaths. There were ten people hospitalized.