Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department received notice today of three additional cases of COVID-19 from a long-term care facility in Mount Olive. These additional cases include one resident and two employees who remain in isolation. One resident from this facility tested positive last week and remains hospitalized. The current total number of confirmed cases in Wayne County is 11.
The Wayne County Health Department has been working with the facility to conduct contact tracing and the facility has implemented strict restrictions to prevent any further spread of COVID-19.
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, stay at home, 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.