(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials reported eight COVID deaths yesterday bringing the statewide total to 6,648. Dodge County has 161 deaths with 11,326 cases. Health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 49 cases. Statewide, active cases total 7,562, a one-day increase of 401 cases. Nearly 17-percent of Dodge County residents have gotten the vaccine while over 26-percent have had at least one dose.
Four out of the five metrics in the county’s Safe Restart Plan remain in the green. That according to the latest weekly update from the Dodge County Health Department who say testing, hospital care, personal protective equipment and contact tracing have a current status of “excellent.” The number of cases is in the yellow. The plan is in Phase Two which recommends limiting capacity in non-essential businesses, bars, restaurants and organizations to 50-percent, compared to 25-percent under Phase One.
–Photo courtesy of the Dodge County website