Two more people have died in Burke County from COVID-19.
The Burke County Health Department reported the 12th and 13th deaths on Monday associated with COVID-19. Of the two people who died, one was in their 60s and the other was in their 80s. The two people were not hospitalized but died from complications associated with their underlying medical conditions, according to information from the health department.
Burke County reported 145 positive cases of COVID-19 on Monday. Of the positive cases, 80 have been in two nursing homes. Of those, 10 have died in nursing homes in the county, with nine attributed to Grace Heights Health and Rehabilitation and one at Autumn Care of Drexel.
Also on Monday, Caldwell County reported its first death from COVID-19. No additional details have been released by the Caldwell County Public Health.
Caldwell Public Health now reports the victim that died of COVID-19 was under the age of 65 and had no reported underlying conditions.