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US hits 700,000 COVID deaths just as cases begin to fall

By AMY FORLITI and CARLA K. JOHNSON Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The United States reached its latest ...

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COVID-19 death toll hits 410 since start of pandemic, 50 for September

SALISBURY — The COVID-19 death toll in Rowan County grew by several on Thursday as the number of ...

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COVID-19 deaths in Rowan County top 400 since start of pandemic

SALISBURY — State data on Wednesday showed eight new COVID-19 deaths among Rowan County residents. The new deaths ...

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State data show majority of Rowan County residents vaccinated against COVID-19

SALISBURY — About nine months after the first locals received their shots, N.C. Department of Health and Human ...

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With COVID statistics still concerning, local health experts weigh in on the safety of gatherings

SALISBURY — As COVID-19 remains a threat for Rowan Countians, local health experts are weighing in on safety ...

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Rowan County’s COVID-19 death toll tops 40 for September

SALISBURY — Now 24 days through September, Rowan County has seen at least 44 residents die from COVID-19, ...

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Crowd turns out to raise money for hospitalized sheriff’s deputy

The Rowan County Sheriff’s Office has fired up grills in its parking lot 100 or more times to ...

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COVID-19 death tally continues rising, now at 391 in Rowan County

SALISBURY — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday reported four new COVID-19 deaths among ...

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Stage set for COVID-19 booster shots

By Lauran Neergaard and Mike Stobbe AP Medical Writers The U.S. vaccination drive against COVID-19 stood on the ...

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A third of workers in Cooper order not vaccinated

By Bryan Anderson Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — More than one-third of the 56,000 North Carolina government ...

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State reports 10 new COVID-19 deaths in Rowan County, 18 this week

SALISBURY — With 10 new deaths reported Wednesday, Rowan County’s COVID-19 fatalities reached 387 since the start of ...

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COVID-19 deaths in Rowan grow to 378 since start of pandemic

SALISBURY — With one new death reported, the total number of COVID-19 fatalities since the start of the ...

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375 employees noncompliant with Novant Health’s vaccination requirement

SALISBURY — Novant Health says 375 of its 35,000 staff members are noncompliant with its COVID-19 vaccination requirement. ...

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Seven new COVID-19 fatalities bring September death toll to 27

SALISBURY — COVID-19 deaths continued to come several at a time on Monday when state health officials reported ...

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COVID-19 cases continue decline as week brings 12 new deaths

SALISBURY — COVID-19 cases in Rowan County continued to decline last week as data showed 12 news deaths ...

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Outside experts back COVID-19 booster shots only for seniors, high-risk individuals

By MATTHEW PERRONE and LAURAN NEERGAARD Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Dealing the White House a stinging setback, ...

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For second day in a row, six new COVID-19 deaths reported in Rowan County

SALISBURY — For the second day in a row, the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on ...

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September COVID-19 death toll in Rowan County grows to 14

SALISBURY — Rowan County’s September COVID-19 death toll grew to 14 on Wednesday when the state reported six ...

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Opposition fast and furious against Biden’s vaccine rules

By JILL COLVIN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s aggressive push to require millions of U.S. ...

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COVID-19 deaths in Rowan grow to 358 as positives, hospitalizations slow down

SALISBURY — Rowan County’s COVID-19 death toll grew by 11 this week as the number of positives reported ...

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Biden: Employers with more than 100 workers must require vaccinations or tests

By Zeke Miller Associated Press WASHINGTON — In his most forceful pandemic actions and words, President Joe Biden ...

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Eight Rowan Countians died from COVID-19 in first six days of September

SALISBURY — The first six days of September brought eight COVID-19 deaths in Rowan County, according data updated ...

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With long emergency department waits, Novant Health brings back drive-thru COVID testing

SALISBURY — With an overwhelmed emergency department and long waits for COVID-19 tests, Novant Health on Wednesday returned ...

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Number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Rowan continue growing

SALISBURY— The state’s weekly update on Tuesday showed a growing number of COVID-19 outbreaks in Rowan County’s congregate ...

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Panthers guard to miss Jets game because of COVID-19

CHARLOTTE (AP) — Panthers starting right guard John Miller has been placed on the COVID-19 reserve list and ...

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Ask Us: Why did Rowan Medical Center bring in temporary morgue trailer?

Editor’s note: Ask Us is a weekly feature published online Mondays and in print on Tuesdays. We’ll seek to ...

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As COVID-19 deaths continue rising, August becomes deadliest month since January

SALISBURY — Thirty-one Rowan County residents died from COVID-19 in August, according to the N.C. Department of Health ...

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August COVID-19 deaths up to 28 in Rowan County

SALISBURY — The August COVID-19 death toll in Rowan County increased to 28 on Thursday when state health ...

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