Cary, NC – This week in Wake County, COVID-19 infections increased again, but at a lesser rate than in the past two weeks.
Wake County: Infection Rate Continues to Rise
New cases of COVID-19 Coronavirus in Wake County continued to rise in the last week from 787 to 881.
Testing in North Carolina
Testing for Coronavirus in North Carolina was flat or declining.
Infection Rate in North Carolina
The infection rate in North Carolina (percentage of tests that come back positive for COVID) held steady at around 10%.
Infection Rates Across the U.S.
Infection rates vary widely across the United States.
In this chart from Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, states in red are reporting rising infection rates and states in green show declining rates of COVID infections.
Infection Rates Across the World
Around the world, some nations have been successful in fighting the coronavirus pandemic, while others continue to see rising infection rates. Explore this chart more fully at Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center.