Wisconsin Health Department Reports COVID Cases At Highest In More Than Six Months

(Wisconsin) Wisconsin’s seven-day average of new COVID cases is at its highest in more than six months. Ahead of Labor Day weekend, the state Department of Health Services encourages Wisconsinites to continue taking steps to protect themselves and others against COVID. The state is seeing very high case activity, with the seven-day average of new confirmed cases at 1,699 and cases continuing to rise. Getting vaccinated against COVID, wearing a mask, avoiding indoor gatherings, staying home if you feel sick, and following other public health best practices are important steps everyone can take to stay safe and help prevent further spread.

In Dodge County, 23 new COVID cases were reported yesterday. Active community cases stand at 337. The seven-day average of new cases per 100-thousand people is 34.1. Forty-four-point-six-percent (44.6-percent) of those in Dodge County have received at least one dose of the vaccine while 41.7-percent have completed the vaccination series. That figure is 44.6-percent in Fond du Lac County, 46.5-percent in Washington County, 46.7-percent in Jefferson County, 55.6-percent in Columbia County, and 45.7-percent in Green Lake County.

 

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