Saturday, October 16, 2021
Nearly 22,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In Wayne County

Nearly 22,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In Wayne County

More and more North Carolina residents are taking their shot.

Gov. Cooper says the state’s vaccine distribution efforts are cause for optimism.

Over 4.1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in North Carolina, and almost 1/3 of the state’s adults have received at least one dose while 18.8% of the state’s residents are fully vaccinated.

According to Tuesday’s figures from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, 21,836 (17.7%) people have been at least partially vaccinated in Wayne County while 10,284 (8.4%) have been fully vaccinated.

The latest figures from the state show Wayne County has recorded 10,470 cases of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.  233 of those cases have resulted in death.

Statewide, there have been 899,164 cases of COVID-19 and 11,854 deaths due to the virus.

 

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