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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

Burke Co. Has Fifth Coronavirus Death

Public Health was notified today of a COVID-19 related death another Burke County resident. The individual had been hospitalized and died this morning, April 15 from complications associated with the virus. The patient was in her 70’s

Burke Reports Fourth Coronavirus Death

Public Health was notified today of a COVID-19 related death on April 13 of another Burke County resident. The individual was in her 90’s with underlying medical conditions. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information about

Burke Co. Coronavirus Update

On Saturday Burke Co. Health officials are reporting 57 confirmed cases of Coronavirus. A public information line is open Monday through Friday 828-764-9388. During the Easter holiday weekend you can call the NC hotline for general questions,