20 people have now passed away due to the coronavirus in Wayne County.
As of Wednesday’s update from Wayne County Government, there have been 1,047 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 now been 20 coronavirus-related deaths in Wayne County. The two latest deaths occurred Saturday and Monday. Both were persons in their mid-70s with underlying health conditions. Neither victim came from a congregate living facility.
It’s estimated 672 persons infected with COVID-19 have already recovered, leaving an estimated 355 active cases in the county.