FROM STAFF REPORTS
Another death in Iredell County has been attributed to COVID-19.
The Iredell County Health Department reported the county’s 19th death on Thursday. Local health officials do not release any identifying information about COVID-19 patients.
So far this week the Health Department has reported 137 new laboratory confirmed cases, bringing the total number of positive cases in the county to 1,871.
♦ 438 people are isolating at home;
♦ 11 people are currently hospitalized;
♦ 1,403 people are presumed recovered; and
♦ 19 people have died
People of all ages continue to test positive for COVID-19 in Iredell. Twenty-four percent of those who have tested positive in the county are under age 25; 39 percent are between age 25 and 49; and 37 percent are over age 50.
Geographic Dispersal of COVID-19 Cases in Iredell County
According to the Health Department, 728 people have tested positive in the southern end of the county, 749 in the central region and 394 in the northern end.
County officials have continued to urge residents to wear face coverings, practice social distancing and wash their hands frequently.