Thursday, May 26, 2022
Wayne County’s New COVID Cases Drop To Pre-Omicron Levels

Wayne County’s New COVID Cases Drop To Pre-Omicron Levels

(GDN) — Wayne County appears to have weathered the omicron surge. 

According to Thursday’s figures from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, 362 confirmed cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wayne County over the past two weeks.  Last week at this time, that number was at 656.  Wayne County has recorded 376 coronavirus-related deaths since the pandemic began.  That’s an additional four COVID deaths since this time last week.

1,982 people are currently hospitalized due to COVID-19 across North Carolina.  The state has now recorded over 22,449 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. 

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