Iredell County health officials reported a large jump in laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 on Monday.

The Iredell County Health Department reported 228 cases, increasing the county’s total since the onset of the pandemic to 31,316.

The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Iredell also increased to 57 on Monday, up from 51 on Friday afternoon. Forty-six of the patients are county residents.

No new deaths were reported Monday. The deaths of 336 people in Iredell have been attributed to COVID-19, according to health officials.

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