The eighth (8th) COVID-19-related death was reported today (June 1) by Catawba County Public Health. Catawba County health officials report 11 new cases of COVID-19 today, increasing the total to 234. There have been 2,249 negative test results, 86 patients have recovered, and five people remained hospitalized.
Burke County Public Health was notified this morning of the sixteenth (16th) death in Burke County. The individual in their 30s died from complications associated with their underlying medical conditions and tested positive for COVID-19.