Wayne County has recorded one more coronavirus related death. According to the Wayne County Health department, the latest individual to pass away from COVID-19 was in their early 70s and had underlying medical conditions. This death was not attributed to a congregate living facility. The current total number of COVID-19 related deaths in Wayne County is 22.
As of Tuesday afternoon’s update from Wayne County Government, there have been 1,339 positive cases of COVID-19 recorded in Wayne County. It’s believed 885 of those cases have already recovered, leaving an estimated 423 active cases of coronavirus in the county at this time.
Meanwhile, a report on 247WallSt.com lists the Goldsboro metropolitan statistical area as the 18th U.S. city where COVID-19 is growing the fastest.