According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Alexander County is over the 1,800 mark in COVID-19 cases.
1,813 cases have now been reported. 18 people have died with COVID-19 associated symptoms.
The county remains in the state’s “red” tier for “critical community spread.”
Due to the Governor’s recent Executive Order and to help control the spread of the virus, masks are now required to enter county buildings. Employees will also wear masks when interacting with coworkers or citizens.