FROM STAFF REPORTS
Iredell County health officials reported five more COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday.
A total of 190 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 in the county since the onset of the pandemic have now lost their lives, according to the Iredell County Health Department. Local health officials do not release personal information about COVID-19 patients, including those who pass away.
Health officials reported 48 new laboratory confirmed cases on Tuesday, raising the total in Iredell to 15,707.
The number of hospitalizations continues to decline. On Tuesday, only 16 people who have tested positive for COVID-19 were in Iredell County hospitals.