The number of COVID-19 positive tests nearly doubled this week in Kewaunee County. After reporting 230 cases last week, Kewaunee County Public Health Department reported Friday that 421 more positive tests of COVID-19 were confirmed this week. The alarmingly high number of cases was offset by a decrease of hospitalization by four and no deaths. The county’s number of hospitalizations and deaths tends to lag behind the state’s reporting. There were 368 recoveries noted in the Kewaunee County COVID-19 update.
On the vaccination front, 53.4 percent of Kewaunee County residents have received at least one dose of the vaccine. Kewaunee County ranks 51st out of the 72 counties in the state for the percentage of residents vaccinated.
Kewaunee County Public Health is taking appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine or booster on Tuesdays and Fridays. Call 920 388-7160 for an appointment.