Door County continued an encouraging sign of more recoveries and a lower positivity rate for COVID-19 on Tuesday. Only three new coronavirus cases were reported with 24 recoveries noted. The number of active cases decreased by 20 to 236 and there were no new hospitalizations or deaths recorded. The small sampling of 27 tests performed showed a positivity rate of just over 11 percent and one “probable” case.
Kewaunee County Public Health’s next COVID-19 update will be on Thursday as staff focuses on the rollout of vaccines being distributed this week.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirmed 1,301 coronavirus cases on Tuesday. Hospitalizations for COVID-19 in the state went up by 135 and 54 deaths were reported.