Area cases remain low, second variant strain found in state

Door County Public Health reported three confirmed COVID-19 positive tests on Friday as active cases continue to decline in the area.  With six recoveries, the number of active cases went down to 50. 


Only two of the 37 test results reported by Kewaunee County Public Health since Wednesday were confirmed positive for COVID-19.  There were two recoveries noted which kept the active cases at 11. 


No new hospitalizations or deaths were reported in either Door or Kewaunee counties this week. 


On the vaccination front, Door County has administered 1,879 doses while 739 Kewaunee County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine.  Wisconsin hit a milestone in the fight against the coronavirus as one million residents have received at least one shot of the vaccine.


 The DHS identified a second variant strain of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, in the state on Friday.  You can find the complete news release here. 




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