Iredell County health officials reported 32 news cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, increasing the total number of laboratory confirmed cases in the county to 630.

Seventeen people are currently hospitalized with complications related to the coronavirus in Iredell, the largest number since the pandemic began, according to the Iredell County Health Department.

Another 253 people are currently isolating at home after testing positive for COVID-19.

Meanwhile, 351 people in the county are presumed recovered. A total of nine deaths in Iredell have been attributed to COVID-19.

Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 Cases in Iredell

According to health officials,  211 of the cases are in the southern end of the county, 257 are in the central region, and 162 are in North Iredell.