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COVID-19 Cases in Wake County

North Carolina identified its first COVID-19-positive case, a resident of Wake County, in early March. Every day since then, the number of positive cases in our community has increased.

While our dashboard is updated regularly, it doesn’t tell the complete story of how widespread coronavirus is in Wake County. The state has confirmed the virus could be anywhere in our community – and that’s why it’s so important for residents to take precautions and stay home if they are sick.

To view cases by ZIP code, visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services interactive map here.

Protecting our Healthcare System

As the number of positive COVID-19 cases continues to rise, so are concerns that the virus could overwhelm our local healthcare system. Starting Sept. 4, North Carolina has moved into Phase 2.5 of Gov. Roy Cooper’s plans to reopen. During this phase, the Stay-at-Home order has been lifted, but some restrictions are still in place for residents and businesses.

Proclamations related to COVID-19 include:

Guidance For:

News Releases

22 Oct
Wake County to Continue Offering Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing in Raleigh and Wake Forest
05:19 pm
21 Oct
Wake County Urges Residents to “Take Your Shot” against the Flu
10:20 am
15 Oct
House Wake! Increases Financial Support for Residents and Landlords Facing Financial Difficulties
03:51 pm
15 Oct
Wake County Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Return Next Week with New Site in West Raleigh
12:52 pm
14 Oct
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh
05:29 pm
9 Oct
The Pressure is on — Wake Takes New Steps to Slow the Spread of COVID-19
11:39 am
8 Oct
Wake County to Continue Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing Next Week in Raleigh, Wake Forest
05:05 pm