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Coronavirus Update

NC saw its biggest one day jump in the number of coronavirus cases Tuesday since the pandemic began.  On Tuesday, North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting 9,568 cases of COVID-19 in 96 counties. That is

Officer Involved Shooting Update

Authorities have released the name of a man killed in an officer involved shooting on Friday.  Police say around 10 a.m., a Deputy with Caldwell County Sheriff’s Office responded to a suspicious person call on Miller Hill

Stay at Home Order Extended

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced Thursday that the current stay at home order will remain in place until May 8th.  After that time, barring a surge in cases, the State will plan on re-opening in three seperate

1 New COVID-19 in Catawba Co

Coronavirus/COVID-19 [UPDATED: 4/23/20 – 11:15AM] Important Information about the Data Case numbers are based on test results for county residents. Not all cases of COVID-19 are tested, so this does not represent the total number of people

Burke Co. with 5 New COVID-19 on Wednesday

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19 • Burke County is currently at 83 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases

New COVID-19 in Caldwell Co.

Three More Confirmed Positive COVID-19 Cases in Caldwell County CONFIRMED COVID-19 CASES COVID-19 DEATHS COVID-19 TESTS CONDUCTED NEGATIVE TESTS RECOVERED PATIENTS 26 0 1224 1105 15 CONFIRMED CASES BY ZIP CODE 28638 6 28645 15 28630 4

Tracing Infected Coronavirus Patients

  WHY CONTACT TRACING MATTERS By Jennifer McCracken, Health Director, Catawba County Public Health   Last week, Governor Cooper announced a path forward for eventually easing certain COVID-19 restrictions while still protecting North Carolinians from a second

Burke Reports 2 More Coronavirus Deaths

Burke County Public Health is reporting two additional COVID-19 associated deaths in Burke County bringing the total to eight deaths. These individuals, late 40’s and early 80’s, died from complications associated with their underlying medical conditions. To

6th Death Reported in Burke County

Burke county recorded its 6th Coronavirus related death over the weekend.   The patient was in his late 80s and had been hospitalized.  Officials said he did have underlying health issues.  As of Saturday afternoon Burke County was

Confirmed Rabies Case in Burke Co.

The Burke County Sheriff’s Office – Animal Control Division, in consultation with the Burke County Health Department, is alerting residents that they were notified late Monday evening by the North Carolina State Lab that a domesticated cat