Saturday, October 23, 2021
Wayne County Approaches 60,000 With One COVID Vaccine Dose

Wayne County Approaches 60,000 With One COVID Vaccine Dose

Nearly 60,000 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County.  Thursday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 59,702 people have received at least one vaccine dose, representing 48% of the county’s population.  51,378 people have been fully vaccinated, which is just 42% of Wayne County’s population.

The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to increase in Wayne County, with 842 new cases reported in the last 14 days.  Wayne County has now recorded 280 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began (four more since this time last week).

The COVID-19 vaccine is available at the Wayne County Health Department, and appointments are available at www.waynegov.com/vaccine

From the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services
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