Area reports nearly 50 new positive cases, 62 recoveries

For the second day in-a-row Door County saw recoveries outnumber positive cases of COVID-19.  On Wednesday, Door County Public Health reported 12 new coronavirus cases with 39 recoveries noted.  The positivity rate remained low at ten percent and active cases dropped to 622.  One additional hospitalization was noted in Door County.


Kewaunee County Public Health disclosed 37 more COVID-19 cases on Wednesday with 23 new recoveries.  The positivity rate was just over 50 percent of the tests reported.  The active cases in Kewaunee County increased eight to 144 with hospitalizations dropping from six to four.   


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 63 more deaths on Friday with 248 additional hospitalizations.  The positivity rate in the state remained relatively high at 31.7 percent as 5,464 more positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed.  



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