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. North Carolina has restrictions in place to help curb the spread and protect the community.

Proclamations related to COVID-19 include:

Guidance For:

News Releases

18 Jan
Wake Launches New Round of Testing in Areas of High COVID Positivity Rates
05:10 pm
15 Jan
Wake County Seniors 65+ Can Join Waiting List for Vaccine Starting Jan. 19
01:07 pm
13 Jan
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Raleigh Facility
05:40 pm
12 Jan
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility in Cary
02:45 pm
11 Jan
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreaks at Two Assisted Living Facilities in Raleigh
02:07 pm
9 Jan
Wake County Public Health to Launch Phase 1b of COVID-19 Vaccination Process Jan. 19
12:58 pm
8 Jan
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Cary Assisted Living Facility
01:06 pm