Over 55,000 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County.
Monday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 55,588 people have received at least one vaccine dose, representing 45% of the county’s population. 48,606 people have been fully vaccinated, which is just 39% of Wayne County’s population.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Wayne County, with 792 new cases reported in the last 14 days.
The COVID-19 vaccine is available at the Wayne County Health Department, and appointments are available at www.waynegov.com/vaccine. As of Monday, the Wayne County Health Department has distributed all of its Summer Cards to vaccine recipients and drivers.