The Wayne County Health Department has received notification of five additional deaths related to COVID-19.
All five were aged in their mid-50s or older and each had underlying medical conditions. Two resided in a congregate living facility.
The county’s death toll is now 56.
There have been 2,957 positive cases reported in the county. Nearly 2,700 of those individuals who tested positive are considered recovered.
WCHD said 227 cases remain active.