Door County Public Health disclosed a small sampling of COVID-19 results on Tuesday as the 20th death was reported, the first since February 10. Of the 18 test results, there were two confirmed cases with no new recoveries noted. Also, for the first time in two weeks, the daily number of active cases went up. The total number of active cases now stands at 17 with an increase of two. Door County also reported one additional hospitalization on Tuesday.
After two consecutive days of zero deaths in the state, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 33 COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday. The DHS also reported 566 positive tests and a positivity rate of just under16 percent.
On the vaccination front, Door County dispensed 74 COVID-19 vaccine doses this week while Kewaunee County showed 35 people receiving the vaccine. Overall, about 20 percent of the population in Door County have been vaccinated, with 13 percent in Kewaunee County.