Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department has received notification of a second positive case of COVID-19. This patient tested positive in Wake County and remains hospitalized in Wake County. The State of North Carolina tracks cases by home address and this patient has an address in Wayne County.
At this time, the Wayne County Health Department is awaiting further information on this case as it is outside the County. The Wayne County Health Department will continue following guidelines from the CDC and NCDHHS to protect public health and limit the spread of infection. For more information on COVID-19, please visit www.waynegov.com/coronavirus.
*UPDATE- The individual remains hospitalized in Wake County and has been hospitalized since March 6th.