Monday, December 06, 2021
COVID In Wayne: Cases Declining & Vaccinations Slowing

COVID In Wayne: Cases Declining & Vaccinations Slowing

(GDN) — It’s slow but steady as Wayne County continues to get residents inoculated against the coronavirus. 

According to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 222 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks.  Wayne County has recorded 305 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began. 

Wednesday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 64,524 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County, which represents 52% of the county’s population.  58,200 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 now receive the Pfizer vaccine through the Wayne County Health Department.  Visit WayneGov.com/vaccine to schedule a vaccination appointment. 

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