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.