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

26 Feb
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility in Raleigh
12:19 pm
26 Feb
Wake County Teams Up with Raleigh, Holly Springs, Morrisville and Local Church to Host COVID-19 Testing Next Week
08:00 am
19 Feb
Wake County Collaborates with Municipalities and Local Church to Host COVID-19 Testing Next Week
08:00 am
19 Feb
Wake County Collaborates with Municipalities and Local Church to Host COVID-19 Testing Next Week
08:00 am
17 Feb
Wake County Leaders Share Update on Vaccine Equity Outreach Efforts; Launch Virtual Town Hall Series
10:13 pm
16 Feb
Wake County Identifies Second COVID-19 Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility in Cary
05:21 pm
12 Feb
Wake County Collaborating with Raleigh, Fuquay-Varina and a Garner Church to Host COVID-19 Testing in Next Week
10:23 am