Friday, December 03, 2021
50% Of Wayne County’s Population Has Received At Least One COVID Vaccine Dose

50% Of Wayne County’s Population Has Received At Least One COVID Vaccine Dose

Half of Wayne County has now received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.  Tuesday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 61,364 people have received at least one vaccine dose, representing 50% of the county’s population.  53,309 people have been fully vaccinated, which is just 43% of Wayne County’s population.

The number of new COVID-19 cases being confirmed in Wayne County is slowly trending down, with 693 new cases reported in the last 14 days.  Wayne County has now recorded 288 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.

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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