Reported COVID-19 cases climb above 2,300 in Wayne County


GOLDSBORO - The Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,324 lab-confirmed positive cases of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) as of Friday.

WCHD reported a death this week. The individual was in their mid-50s with underlying medical conditions and did not reside in a congregate care facility.

The county’s death toll is now 37.

Of the reported cases, less than 100 are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,774 cases are outside any congregate facility. A total of 2,081 individuals who tested positive have recovered.

WCDH said 206 cases remain active in the county.

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