Daily COVID Case Counts Continue To Climb

(Wisconsin) Wisconsin’s average of new daily COVID-19 cases has increased for 13 consecutive days, according to Department of Health Services data. The seven-day average of daily cases increased to 156 Monday, up 64 cases from a month ago. Hospitalizations were at 98 as of Monday, including 28 patients in intensive care, that’s down 26 patients from a month ago. Public Health authorities continue to stress the importance of getting vaccinated. Among adults ages 18 and older, just over 59-percent are fully vaccinated, and nearly 62-percent have received one dose.

In Dodge County, just over 40-percent of the population have had at least one dose of the vaccine while 39.2-percent have completed the vaccination series. Dodge County has also seen a steady decline in the number of residents vaccinated by week. In the week ending on July 11th, 484 doses were administered. That is the lowest per week total since December. The peak was around 53-hundred residents vaccinated in early April. The total number of people vaccinated in Fond du Lac County is 41.9-percent, that figure is 44-percent in Washington and Jefferson County, Columbia County is at 52.4-percent, while Green Lake County is at 43.2-percent.

 

WRN contributed

Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Health website