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March 6, 2021

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Seven new COVID-19 deaths, 166 positives reported in county this week

SALISBURY — Seven new COVID-19 deaths and 166 new positives were reported in Rowan County this week. The numbers bring total deaths to 289 since ... Read more

19 hours ago by Josh Bergeron.

29 new positives, no new COVID-19 deaths reported

SALISBURY — There were just 29 new COVID-19 positives and no other major changes to the state of the COVID-19 pandemic in Rowan County on ... Read more

2 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

Three deaths, 29 new COVID-19 positives reported

SALISBURY — Three new deaths and 29 COVID-19 positives were reported in Rowan County on Wednesday. The death brings the total to 286 since the ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

State to vaccinate medically vulnerable starting March 24

RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Tuesday the state will more quickly open up COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to those who are frontline ... Read more

4 days ago by News Service Report.

One new death, 20 new COVID-19 positives reported in Rowan

SALISBURY — One new death and 20 COVID-19 positives were reported in Rowan County on Tuesday. The death brings the total to 283 since the ... Read more

4 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

COVID-19 vaccinations in Rowan top positives since start of pandemic

SALISBURY — The number of Rowan County residents who have received their first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination now tops the total number of positives ... Read more

5 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

13 deaths reported in Rowan, county stresses need to receive second dose

SALISBURY — COVID-19 positives and vaccinations are showing steady improvement, but the same isn’t true for deaths in Rowan County. The N.C. Department of Health ... Read more

7 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

10% of Rowan residents receive first dose; eight COVID-19 deaths reported this week

SALISBURY — State data on Friday showed Rowan County crossed 10% of residents receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Reflecting the county’s ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Greensboro site to administer 3,000 daily vaccine doses starting March 10

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — The White House announced Friday that it will include North Carolina in its federal pilot ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Update: FDA follows advisers’ recommendation, OKs single-shot COVID-19 vaccine from J&J

By LAURAN NEERGAARD and MATTHEW PERRONE Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is getting a third vaccine to prevent COVID-19, as the Food and ... Read more

1 week ago by Paris Goodnight.

Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan, six for the week

SALISBURY — Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported in Rowan County on Thursday, making six this week. The county has now seen 275 deaths since ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Three new COVID-19 deaths, positives remain below triple digits

SALISBURY — While daily COVID-19 positives in Rowan County continue to remain below triple digits, the state reported three new local deaths on Wednesday. The ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

One new COVID-19 death, 23 new positives reported Tuesday

SALISBURY — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday reported one new death in Rowan County and few other changes to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

County to administer nearly 1,700 vaccines this week

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department will have 1,670 vaccines to administer this week, including 700 for which local educators will be eligible. The ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

US coronavirus death toll approaches milestone of 500,000

By John Raby Associated Press The U.S. stood Sunday at the brink of a once-unthinkable tally: 500,000 people lost to the coronavirus. A year into ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Biden team aiming for bigger vaccine numbers

WASHINGTON (AP) — It sounded so ambitious at first blush: 100 million vaccination shots in 100 days. Now, one month into his presidency, Joe Biden ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

First doses of COVID-19 vaccine rise by more than 1,400

SALISBURY — Winter weather and a lowered allocation for the Rowan County Health Department reduced the total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered this week, but ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Weather delays some vaccine shipments

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina vaccine providers have yet to receive nearly 300,000 COVID-19 vaccines the federal government was ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

Numbers of second vaccine doses up; two new COVID-19 deaths

SALISBURY — COVID-19 data for Rowan County on Thursday showed another big increase in vaccinations administered and two new COVID-19 deaths. The two new deaths ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Two new COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan

SALISBURY — State data on Wednesday showed two new deaths, 42 new COVID-19 cases and a total of 553 new vaccinations administered in Rowan County. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Corriher-Lipe Middle School has cluster of COVID-19 cases

SALISBURY — Corriher-Lipe Middle School on Tuesday became the site of Rowan County’s first COVID-19 cluster. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services said ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

County commissioners direct changes to COVID-19 vaccine rollout

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Commissioners on Monday night received an update from Public Health Director Nina Oliver about the current state of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

State: Nearly 12,000 Rowan residents have received first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department is back to its base allocation of 300 doses, but vaccination efforts last week boosted the number of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Average new US virus cases below 100K for 1st time in months

ATLANTA (AP) — Average daily new coronavirus cases in the United States dipped below 100,000 in recent days for the first time in months, but ... Read more

3 weeks ago by News Service Report.

More than 2,000 Rowan Countians vaccinated across three events

By Natalie Anderson and Josh Bergeron news@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While steady, cold rain made for a dreary day outside, pastor Dee Ellison said Saturday “the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Local shed companies taking advantage of boom in business spurred by pandemic

SALISBURY — Sitting in his office on West Innes Street, Conrad Eaton is surrounded by sheds. That’s how it’s been for most of his life. ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

After busy week for vaccinations, Rowan will return to base allocation

SALISBURY — Roughly 3,000 new first doses of COVID-19 vaccines were administered in Rowan County last week. The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Five new COVID-19 deaths reported as county continues vaccination progress

SALISBURY — Five new COVID-19 deaths, hundreds of new vaccinations and 59 new COVID-19 positives were reported in Rowan County on Friday. It wasn’t immediately ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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