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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/17/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,098 total positive cases of COVID-19. 93 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,553 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 1,859 of the 2,098 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated total of 205 cases that are currently active in Wayne County.

The Health Department received notice of four additional deaths this week. Two of these deaths occurred earlier, but have been added to our numbers after residency was confirmed. The total number of deaths in Wayne County is currently 34.

The Wayne County Health Department continues to provide daily updates to case numbers via our data dashboard at

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