Wayne County records its 17th COVID-19 death. According to Wayne County Government, the latest coronavirus-related death occurred on Tuesday. The individual was in their mid-30s and had underlying health conditions. The individual was not from a congregate care facility.
According to the Thursday update from Wayne County, there have now been 900 total positive cases of COVID-19 in the county. Only 363 of those cases came from outside of a congregate care facility (Neuse Correctional Institution, nursing home, etc.). It’s estimated 636 people have already recovered from the virus in the county.