Wayne County has recorded over 1,000 cases of coronavirus. As of Tuesday morning’s update from Wayne County Government, there have been 1,028 total positive cases of COVID-19 in Wayne County. 469 of those cases came from the Neuse Correctional Institution and 69 cases were attributed to other congregate care living facilities. There have been 18 coronavirus-related deaths in Wayne County. It’s estimated 672 persons infected with COVID-19 have already recovered, leaving an estimated 338 active cases in the county.
According to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, there have been 24,140 laboratory-confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Tuesday. 766 of those cases have resulted in death.