Four more deaths in Iredell County have been attributed to COVID-19.

The Iredell County Health Department reported the latest deaths for the week ending September 14, increasing the county’s COVID-19 death toll to 506. Local health officials do not release personal information about COVID-19 patients, including those who die.

Along with the new deaths, health officials reported 397 new cases of laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19. Since the onset of the pandemic in March of 2020, there have been a total of 56,345 confirmed cases in Iredell.

As of Friday afternoon, nine individuals who tested positive for COVID-19 were hospitalized in Iredell. Eight of those patients were county residents.