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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

17 Sep
Free COVID-19 Testing Available Next Week in Eastern Raleigh
01:00 pm
16 Sep
Wake County to Suspend COVID-19 Testing at Noon Thursday Due to Heavy Rains from Hurricane Sally
06:02 pm
14 Sep
New Hotline for Housing Assistance Goes Live in Wake County
09:00 am
11 Sep
Books on the Go Now Available Seven Days a Week
09:00 am
10 Sep
Free COVID-19 Testing Continues Next Week at Sunnybrook Parking Deck
06:06 pm
8 Sep
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Long-Term Care Facility in Cary
05:18 pm
8 Sep
Pandemic Response Earns Wake County Top 10 Ranking in Digital Counties Survey for 9th Straight Year
11:09 am