The Iredell County Health Department reported three more deaths attributed to COVID-19 on Friday afternoon.

With the most recent deaths, 405 people have died in Iredell after testing positive for COVID-19.  Local health officials do not release personal information about COVID-19 patients, including those who pass away.

Forty-five people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are currently hospitalized in Iredell County; 35 of those patients are county residents.

Health officials reported 248 new laboratory confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Iredell on Friday. There have been 45,921 confirmed cases in the county since the onset of the pandemic in March of 2020.

According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, Iredell County remains a high-transmission area with a seven-day positivity rate of 30.02 percent.

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