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Category: Coronavirus

Wayne County Monitors Increased COVID-19 Cases

The Wayne County Health Department is currently monitoring increased cases of COVID-19 at facilities in the county. Currently, Wayne County has a total of 72 confirmed cases of COVID-19 as of Monday afternoon. Staff are tracking 13 positive cases at a nursing home in Mount Olive, as well as two residential care facilities in Goldsboro,

Wayne County Reports First Death Related to COVID-19

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department is reporting the first COVID-19 associated death in Wayne County.  The individual died on April 9, 2020 from complications associated with the virus. The patient was in their early 80’s and suffered from underlying medical conditions. To protect the family’s privacy, no further information about this patient