(GDN) – Once again, Wayne County’s number of new COVID cases is much improved week-over-week.
According to Thursday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 656 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks. Last week at this time, that number was at 1,134. Wayne County has recorded 372 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began. That’s an additional five COVID deaths since this time last week.
2,711 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 across North Carolina. The state has now recorded over 22,000 coronavirus-related deaths.
The COVID-19 vaccine and booster shots remain available through the Wayne County Health Department. Visit WayneGov.com/vaccine to schedule a vaccination appointment.