FROM STAFF REPORTS

Another person who tested positive for COVID-19 has died in Iredell County.

The Iredell County Health Department on Wednesday reported the county’s 31st death attributed to COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic. Local health officials do not release personal information about those who test positive.

The number of laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the county jumped to 2,746 on Wednesday. Among those:

♦ 23 people are currently hospitalized;
356 people are isolating at home; and
2,336 people are presumed recovered

County officials continue to urge residents to wear face coverings, practice social distancing and wash their hands regularly.

Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 Cases in Iredell

According to local health officials, 1,032 people who live in the southern end of the county have tested positive for COVID-19, along with 1,141 people in the central region, and 573 in the northern end.

 

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