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UPDATED: County ends week with four reported deaths; state sees highest one-day increase in cases

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While cases and hospitalizations across the state surged, Rowan County finished the week with four more reported deaths and ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

County reaches 110 COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — There have now been 110 reported COVID-19 deaths in Rowan County. Thursday’s addition of a single COVID-19 death marks ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

County adds 14 new cases to data hub; state health department to hold community testing events

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County health officials added 14 COVID-19 cases to its data hub on Wednesday as the state saw slight ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Two additional COVID-19 deaths reported; state’s rate of tests returning positive grows

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county reported two additional COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday, including one death at Liberty Commons and another not associated ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

After 16 new COVID-19 cases reported, more than 460 considered currently active

SALISBURY — County health officials added 16 additional COVID-19 cases to the local data hub on Sunday, raising the number of active cases to more ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Rate of COVID-19 tests returning positive steadily declining; single-day increases fluctuate

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though 33 new cases were added to the county’s data hub on Thursday, the rate of COVID-19 tests returning ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

With 427 active cases, health official says COVID-19’s threat in Rowan remains steady

By Natalie Anderson and Josh Bergeron news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While daily increases have fluctuated, the COVID-19 outbreak has been relatively steady in Rowan County, says ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Only four COVID-19 cases added; health officials encourage flu vaccinations

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While 24 cases have been reported to the county since Sunday, just four cases in that total were added ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

UPDATED: County ends week with seven COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Another COVID-19 death at Liberty Commons was reported to the county on Friday. It marked the seventh death reported ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rate of COVID-19 tests returning positive drops below 8%

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The rate of COVID-19 tests returning positive in Rowan County is now at 7.91%, according to data from the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

County moves up to fourth in state for COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Two additional COVID-19 deaths among residents not associated with a local congregate care facility were reported to the county ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

10 deaths now reported at Liberty Commons nursing home

SALISBURY — An additional COVID-19 death from Liberty Commons was reported to the county on Tuesday after 25 cases were added to the county’s data ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Nearly 400 cases considered currently active in the county

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — More than two dozen new cases were added to the county’s COVID-19 data hub on Monday, with nearly 400 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Ester Marsh column: Start slowly and be consistent

By Ester Marsh For the Salisbury Post You finally made the decision to start working out after the quarantine and you really are “feeling it.” ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ester Marsh.

County reports COVID-19 percent positive rate of 8%

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County ended the week with 11% of its total cases currently positive, and a percent positive rate of ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

11 locals will make up Empire Redevelopment Task Force

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A group of 11 community members will serve on the Empire Redevelopment Task Force, and Downtown Salisbury, Inc., has ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

County health officials report four new COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Thursday reported four additional COVID-19 deaths, including three from two local nursing homes. One death ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Rowan tied for fifth among counties for most COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county reported one additional COVID-19 death at Accordius Health on Wednesday, bringing the total number of deaths to ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘Nudge from God’: 10 years after diagnosis, Rockwell man to receive kidney from live donor

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com ROCKWELL — Almost a decade after being diagnosed with kidney disease, one local man will receive a transplant next month from ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Additional COVID-19 death reported in Rowan; Cooper announces small business relief

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department on Tuesday reported an additional COVID-19 death from someone not associated with a congregate ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

12% of all Rowan COVID-19 cases currently active

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Nearly 400 people are currently positive with COVID-19 after 33 cases were added to the county’s total number of ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

UPDATED: Outbreak at jail annex over; new cases emerge at Kannapolis facility

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — State data on Friday showed that a COVID-19 outbreak among three employees at the Rowan County Jail Annex is ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

County sees ninth COVID-19 death this week, more than 30 cases reported

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The total number of COVID-19 deaths in Rowan has now reached 90 after one additional death from Liberty Commons ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Four additional COVID-19 deaths makes county 5th in the state

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County health officials on Wednesday reported four additional COVID-19 deaths, which currently puts the county fifth in the ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Four COVID-19 deaths reported from three local nursing homes

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County on Tuesday reported four COVID-19 related deaths from Trinity Oaks Health and Rehab, Accordius Health and Liberty ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

County adds more than a dozen COVID-19 cases

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 16 people were reported positive for COVID-19 in Rowan County on Sunday just as the state’s percent ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

‘We need somebody to care about us:’ Former addict uses past to help others heal from addiction

By Shavonne Potts shavonne.potts@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Ashley Creek fought the effects of childhood trauma for years with a daily onslaught of heroin, meth, crack cocaine ... Read more

1 month ago by Shavonne Potts.

Rowan County remains sixth in state for number of COVID-19 deaths

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though the county only reported two COVID-19-related deaths this past week, Rowan County remains sixth in the state for ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

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