Catawba County’s COVID-19 total surpasses 700

Catawba County’s COVID-19 total surpasses 700

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This article was updated on Friday, June 26 at 5:28 p.m.

Catawba County reported 35 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total to 704.

On Monday, the county reported a total of 600 COVID-19 cases. In a matter of four days, the total grew by 104. On Friday, 11 patients remained hospitalized, 13 have died, and 314 have recovered.

Burke County reported 14 new COVID-19 cases on Friday, bringing the total to 976. Additionally, 675 people in Burke County have recovered and five patients remain in the hospital.

Burke County reported one death on Friday, bringing the total to 20. According to a press release issued by Burke County, the person who died was in their 40s, was hospitalized, and died from complications from an underlying medical condition. No other information was released.

Caldwell County reported 13 new coronavirus cases on Friday, bringing the total to 355. Four people have died, 13 remain hospitalized, and 191 have recovered.

Alexander County reported eight new cases on Friday. The total is now 88, with three patients hospitalized and 53 recoveries. No deaths have been reported in Alexander County.

North Carolina’s total COVID-19 case count grew by 1,005 on Friday for a total of 58,818, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) website.

One additional hospitalization was added to the state total, which is now at 892. Total deaths increased by 13 for a total of 1,303 on Friday, and NCDHHS reported on Monday that 36,921 have recovered from COVID-19 across the state.

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