Tuesday, October 19, 2021
Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 5,941 total positive cases of COVID-19. 315 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 5,166 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 5,290 of the 5,941 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated total of 527 cases that are currently active in Wayne County.

The Health Department received notice of 4 additional deaths this week. The total number of deaths in Wayne County is currently 124.

Remember the 3Ws—wear a mask, wait 6 feet apart, and wash your hands! Last week, our positivity rate on testing increased to 9.65% from 7.15%. Together, we can flip the curve of COVID-19, but it takes everyone working together. The Wayne County Health Department encourages the public to visit their COVID-19 webpage at www.waynegov.com/coronavirus for the latest information on cases and testing in Wayne County.

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