Coronavirus numbers reported:

Kara Fohner, News-Topic, Lenoir, N.C.
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Feb. 22—U.S. cases: 28,174,133 cases and 500,071 deaths

Worldwide cases: 111,642,024 — COVID-19 has killed 2,471,801 people.

N.C. cases: 844,770 (10,934 deaths)

Caldwell County: 8,533 (129 deaths)

Burke County: 9,347 (138 deaths)

Catawba County: 16,896 (276 deaths)

A new outbreak was reported Monday at Hickory Falls Health and Rehabilitation, where 49 staff members and 102 patients have tested positive for COVID-19 since January, according to the Caldwell County Health Department.

Source: N.C. reported by N.C. Department of Health and Human Services. U.S., global numbers from Johns Hopkins University. County numbers reported by Caldwell, Burke and Catawba counties.

Reporter Kara Fohner can be reached at 828-610-8721.

Reporter Kara Fohner can be reached at 828-610-8721.