Monday, January 24, 2022
Nearly 50% Of Wayne County’s Population Fully Vaccinated

Nearly 50% Of Wayne County’s Population Fully Vaccinated

(GDN) — Wayne County’s new cases of coronavirus are slowly increasing.  This follows a trend seen across North Carolina in recent days.

According to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 302 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks.  Wayne County has recorded 317 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began. 

Thursday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 66,386 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County, which represents 54% of the county’s population.  59,951 people have been fully vaccinated, which is 49% 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. 

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