The Alexander County Health Department reports 25 additional COVID-19 cases.
As of 5pm Friday, 1,033 cases of the Coronavirus had been diagnosed, up from 1,008 on Thursday.
155 people were in quarantine which includes 60 at the Alexander Correctional Institute.
27 people were hospitalized , up from 21 on Thursday.
The county has recorded 12 deaths * associated with the virus since the beginning of the pandemic.
Of the 1,033 total cases, 839 people have recovered.
The Alexander County Health Department is conducting COVID-19 drive-thru testing clinics on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, and other days if needed. If you need to be tested, contact the Health Department at 828-632-9704 to make an appointment.
*Note: Death toll has been corrected. 12 deaths reported since beginning of pandemic. Sorry for the error in earlier posting.