The positive momentum in Door County’s fight against COVID-19 stalled on Wednesday with the report of its 23rd death and one of just five reported in the state.
It was the first COVID-related death in Door County since April 13th. The state also readjusted Door County’s positive test toll to add another seven cases. That makes 2,620 positive tests since the beginning of the pandemic and 49 currently active cases.
The state reported 383 positive tests, 71 hospitalizations, and five deaths. Wisconsin did see its active cases drop 137 to 6,709.
On the vaccine front, 164 doses have been administered in Door County and 88 in Kewaunee County. Just shy of 57 percent of people in Door County and approximately 35 percent in Kewaunee County are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
The Public Health Guidelines we know to be effective in reducing the spread of COVID-19 remain unchanged. We are urging the community to remain diligent in following these guidelines to reduce further spread of COVID-19 in our community.
Tests Performed: 17,872 (+27)
Positive: 2,620 (+7 State re-adjustment)
Negative: 15,031 (+20)
Active: 49 (+7)
Total Ever Hospitalized: 93
Death: 23 (+1)
Tests Performed: 3,521,882 (+3,827)
Positive: 607,138 (+383)
Negative: 2,914,744 (+3,444)
Active: 6,709 (-137)
Deaths: 6,976 (+5)
Total Ever Hospitalized: 30,416 (+71)