The 99th COVID-19 death since the beginning of the pandemic was confirmed on Thursday by the Alexander County Health Department.
43 new cases were reported on Thursday
421 cases in the past 14 days
243 cases in the past 7 days
5,367 cases since the beginning of the pandemic
15 county citizens were hospitalized with COVID-19 associated symptoms as of noon on Thursday
36 percent are fully vaccinated
39 percent have received at least one dose