Alexander County has two (2) new cases of COVID-19 this week, with a total of five (5) active cases and a cumulative total of 45 confirmed cases. The five (5) active cases are under quarantine. Two of the confirmed cases remain in the hospital.
Of the confirmed cases, 38 have fully recovered. The county encourages citizens to continue social distancing, hand washing, and wearing a cloth face covering to help contain the spread of the coronavirus.
Update: 10:00 am
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is now reporting an additional case of COVID-19 in Alexander County bringing the total to 46.
Update 1:30 pm
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has updated the COVID-19 count for Alexander County to 48 cases.