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Wayne County Surpasses 100 COVID-19 Deaths

Wayne County Surpasses 100 COVID-19 Deaths

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,889 total positive cases of COVID-19. 143 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 4,292 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 4,504 of the 4,889 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated…read more »

County Records 15 New COVID-19 Deaths This Week

County Records 15 New COVID-19 Deaths This Week

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,534 total positive cases of COVID-19. 140 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,941 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 4,130 of the 4,534 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated…read more »

NCDHHS Issues COVID-19 Compliance Letters To Local Businesses

NCDHHS Issues COVID-19 Compliance Letters To Local Businesses

Officials with the County of Wayne have been copied on letters to local businesses in the county regarding COVID-19 violations.  These letters were from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, at the direction of Governor Roy Cooper and his executive orders regarding COVID-19, and were signed by Mark Benton, Assistant Secretary for Public…read more »

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,327 total positive cases of COVID-19. 137 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,737 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 3,947 of the 4,327 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated…read more »

Wayne County Weekly COVID-19 Update

Wayne County Weekly COVID-19 Update

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,095 total positive cases of COVID-19. 119 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,523 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 3,695 of the 4,095 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated…read more »

County Warns COVID-19 Cases Are Increasing Again

County Warns COVID-19 Cases Are Increasing Again

4,000. Wayne County reached that unfortunate milestone of 4,000 total positive cases of COVID-19 this week. There are currently 323 estimated active cases of coronavirus in Wayne County. At Tuesday’s county board meeting, the commissioners heard an update from Wayne County Health Director Dr. Brenda Weis regarding the surging numbers. She says the county is…read more »

Wayne County Health Department Identifies Staff COVID-19 Cluster

Wayne County Health Department Identifies Staff COVID-19 Cluster

Tuesday, the Wayne County Health Department reported a COVID-19 cluster to NCDHHS involving positive COVID-19 staff members at the Health Department. NCDHHS defines a COVID-19 cluster as, “a minimum of five positive cases identified through a positive molecular (PCR) or positive antigen test result with illness onsets or initial positive results within a 14-day period…read more »

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,919 total positive cases of COVID-19. 119 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,347 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 3,505 of the 3,919 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated…read more »

Officials Watch COVID-19 Cases Increase In N.C.

Officials Watch COVID-19 Cases Increase In N.C.

(NORTH CAROLINA NEWS NETWORK) — North Carolina officials continue to raise concern about the direction coronavirus cases are headed in the Tar Heel State. State Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen spoke to reporters about the current trends. Cohen said there is no one cause for the increases, but noting changing weather patterns and…read more »

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

Wayne County’s Weekly COVID-19 Update

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,701 total positive cases of COVID-19. 118 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,130 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 3,363 of the 3,701 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated…read more »

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