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Over 60,000 Now Fully Vaccinated In Wayne County

Over 60,000 Now Fully Vaccinated In Wayne County

(GDN) – Nearly 50% of Wayne County’s population is now vaccinated against the coronavirus as cases continue to edge up.  

According to the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 326 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks.  Wayne County has recorded 329 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began. 

Thursday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services show 66,716 people have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne County, which represents 54% of the county’s population.  60,350 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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