FROM STAFF REPORTS

The number of laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iredell County surpassed 2,000 on Tuesday.

According to the Iredell County Health Department, there have now been 2,000 confirmed cases throughout the county. Among those:

♦ 15 people are currently hospitalized;
♦ 446 people are isolating at home;
♦ 1,531 people are presumed recovered; and
♦ 20 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19

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

Geographic Distribution of COVID-19 Cases in Iredell County

According to the Health Department, there have been 781 confirmed cases in the southern end of the county, 805 cases in the central region and 426 in the northern end.

The N.C. Department of Health & Human Services has reported a total of 137,895 cases of COVID-19 throughout the state. Some 1,122 people are currently hospitalized in North Carolina, and 2,204 deaths have been attributed to COVID-19.

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