Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department received notice today of a third positive case of COVID-19 in Wayne County. This patient tested positive for COVID-19 and remains isolated and hospitalized. The Wayne County Health Department has started contact tracing procedures to identify close contacts and help prevent the spread of this illness. The Wayne County Health Department can not release any further details in order to protect patient confidentiality.
We, along with our community partners, will continue working to get as much updated information out to you as possible to keep you informed, to test those that meet the state required criteria, and keep the community as safe as possible during this pandemic. We ask our community to stay as calm as possible, practice social distancing and proper hand hygiene, and ensure you are receiving information from reputable sources.
The Wayne County Health Department has setup a COVID-19 website for information at www.waynegov.com/coronavirus.