Monday, January 24, 2022
Slight Increase In Wayne County’s New COVID-19 Cases

Slight Increase In Wayne County’s New COVID-19 Cases

(GDN) — According to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 257 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks.  The number shows a slight increase in the number of new cases reported recently. Wayne County has recorded 308 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began. 

Wednesday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 65,501 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County, which represents 53% of the county’s population.  58,943 people have been fully vaccinated, which is 48% 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.  (The Wayne County COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing site is closed until Monday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.)

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

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