Tuesday state health officials reported 46 new coronavirus cases in Rutherford County for a cumulative total of 5,275.

Deaths attributed to COVID-19 remain unchanged at 137 fatalities. As of Tuesday, Rutherford’s 14-day positivity rate is 20.9%, according to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.

Today (Wednesday) from 1-3 p.m. marks another free drive-thru COVID-19 testing opportunity at the Rutherford County Health Department. Enter off Fairground Road and Main Street and follow the signs to the testing area.