Friday, December 03, 2021
Wayne County Nears 50% of Population Vaccinated Against COVID

Wayne County Nears 50% of Population Vaccinated Against COVID

Over 60,000 people have now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County.  Tuesday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 60,558 people have received at least one vaccine dose, representing 49% of the county’s population.  52,219 people have been fully vaccinated, which is just 42% of Wayne County’s population.

Hundreds of new COVID-19 cases are being confirmed in Wayne County each week, with 771 new cases reported in the last 14 days.  Wayne County has now recorded 286 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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