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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. 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

7 May
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility in Cary
04:35 pm
3 May
Wake County Announces Walk-in Hours for COVID-19 Vaccines
04:27 pm
28 Apr
Three Additional Parks and Recreation Locations Offer Free COVID-19 Testing
08:54 pm
28 Apr
Wake County Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak at Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh
12:00 pm
26 Apr
Wake County Public Health to Resume J&J Vaccinations This Week
03:00 pm
23 Apr
Wake County Public Health to Open Second Regional Vaccination Clinic Monday
09:15 am
22 Apr
Free COVID-19 Testing Continues at New Park Locations, One Site Shifts Temporarily to Vaccination
09:17 am