Area sees 48 new COVID-19 cases, 58 recoveries

The area received a modicum of good news on Friday after a week that saw statewide record numbers of COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths.  Reporting 31 new recoveries, two less hospitalizations, and no additional deaths, Kewaunee County saw active cases go down to 147 despite 21 more positive tests for coronavirus on Friday.  Door County did report that recoveries outnumbered positive tests for the virus with 26 new cases and 27 recoveries.  Active cases for Door County went up slightly to 724 with one new hospitalization noted.  Door County announced a public health advisory and Governor Evers issued a new Public Health Emergency on Friday to deal with the growing concerns over hospital capacities and the increasing number of COVID-19 cases.  The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 78 deaths and 190 more hospitalizations statewide.      



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