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

13 Apr
Wake County Continues Vaccinating with Pfizer and Moderna, While Awaiting ACIP Recommendations on J&J
03:14 pm
12 Apr
Free COVID-19 Testing Expands to Sixth Permanent Location
12:30 pm
9 Apr
Wake County Greenlights J&J Use after Internal Review Further Confirms Confidence in Vaccine
07:28 pm
9 Apr
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Holly Hill Hospital – South Campus
09:18 am
8 Apr
UPDATE: Wake County Moves Ahead with Vaccinations Following J&J Pause
11:19 pm
8 Apr
Wake County Pauses J&J Vaccinations
11:18 pm
6 Apr
Wake County Identifies Third COVID-19 Outbreak at Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh
01:09 pm