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Area COVID-19 positive tests slow as recoveries increase  

 The number of positive tests of COVID-19 in Door and Kewaunee counties showed an uptick on Tuesday but recoveries went up significantly.  Door County Public Health reported six new COVID-19 cases with 78 new recoveries.  The positivity rate was the lowest in several weeks at 5.2 percent and active cases went down to 71 in Door County. Kewaunee County had only eight test results with all of those being positive.  With 34 recoveries noted, active cases went down to 124.   Public Health Director Cindy Kinnard says the hospitalizations remained at eight people for Kewaunee County. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported over 2,000 positive tests for COVID-19 in the state on Tuesday with 18 additional deaths.  Governor Tony Evers issued a new statewide order limiting public gatherings indoors to 25 percent of the room or building’s capacity.  

 

 

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