Thursday, December 02, 2021
County’s New COVID Cases Trend Down; Vaccinations Slow

County’s New COVID Cases Trend Down; Vaccinations Slow

Wayne County’s number of new coronavirus cases is trending down.  According to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 254 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks.  Wayne County has recorded 304 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began. 

Wednesday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 64,189 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County, which represents 52% of the county’s population.  57,851 people have been fully vaccinated, which is 47% of the population of Wayne County.

The COVID-19 vaccine and booster shots remain available through the Wayne County Health Department.  Children 5-11 can receive the Pfizer vaccine through the Wayne County Health Department starting Monday.  Visit WayneGov.com/vaccine to schedule a vaccination appointment. 

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