May 31, 2020

More cases of COVID-19 confirmed in Alexander

Alexander County has three new confirmed cases of COVID-19, with a total of nine active cases and a cumulative total of 13 confirmed cases, as of late Monday, May 11. Five of the active cases work at Tyson Foods in Wilkes County, one is a contact of a Tyson employee, one was tested at a local medical office, and two are still under investigation.

Eight of the active cases are recovering at home, one is in the hospital, and all are under quarantine. The other four cases have fully recovered, according to Alexander County Public Information Officer Gary Herman.

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