(Dodge County) State health officials say the COVID delta variant has reached every corner of Wisconsin. The Department of Health Services says 56 counties are reporting very high coronavirus activity. The other 16 are reporting high levels. State health officials reported 936 new cases on Friday. Hospitalizations are also on the rise.
Dodge County is among the counties with very high activity, along with Columbia County, Fond du Lac County, Green Lake County, and Washington County. Jefferson County is in the high activity level.
There were three additional COVID deaths confirmed in Dodge County since Friday with one probable death. That brings the total number of COVID related deaths to 211, 185 confirmed with 26 probable cases. There were 54 new COVID cases reported since Friday with five additional hospitalizations. Forty-five-point-five-percent (45.5-percent) of the county’s population has received at least one dose of the vaccine while 42.5-percent have completed the vaccination series.
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