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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 4,614 deaths – WISN Milwaukee

THE NUMBER OF DEATHS IN WISCONSIN FROM CORONAVIRUS DROPPED DRAMATICALLY OVERNIGHT. STATE HEALTH OFFICIALS REPORTED 69 NEW DEATHS. THAT’S 51 FEWER THAN YESTERDAY’S RECORD OF 12 WISCONSIN ALSO ADDED 2579 NEW POSITIVE CASES. THE MOST IN FOUR DAYS, BUT S

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 4,614 deaths

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Get the latest information on the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Wisconsin and resources to keep you and your family safe and prepared. Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in WisconsinStatistics:At least 4,614 patients have died so far At least 10,358 vaccines have been administered so farAt least 463,594 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.81,997 patients in Milwaukee County — 950 deaths32,837 patients in Waukesha County — 317 deaths 32,005 patients in Dane County — 172 deaths25,449 patients in Brown County — 159 deaths16,759 patients in Racine County — 241 deaths 15,605 patients in Outagamie County — 153 deaths 14,725 patients in Winnebago County — 148 deaths11,777 patients in Kenosha County — 206 deaths11,580 patients in Rock County — 108 deaths 11,487 patients in Marathon County — 153 deaths11,132 patients in Washington County — 98 deaths 10,975 patients in Sheboygan County — 91 deaths10,124 patients in Dodge County — 113 deaths 10,055 patients in Fond du Lac County — 62 deaths9,683 patients in La Crosse County — 53 deaths 8,908 patients in Eau Claire County — 71 deaths 7,361 patients in Walworth County — 85 deaths6,341 patients in Jefferson County — 55 deaths6,009 patients in Ozaukee County — 47 deaths 5,850 patients in Manitowoc County — 50 deaths 5,690 patients in Chippewa County — 65 deaths5,411 patients in Wood County — 38 deaths 5,360 patients in Portage County — 45 deaths 5,315 patients in St. Croix County — 27 deaths 4,552 patients in Calumet County — 34 deaths4,308 patients in Barron County — 55 deaths 4,294 patients in Sauk County — 27 deaths4,069 patients in Shawano County — 55 deaths 4,055 patients in Columbia County — 27 deaths 4,023 patients in Waupaca County — 96 deaths 3,999 patients in Grant County — 77 deaths 3,645 patients in Oconto County — 37 deaths 3,455 patients in Marinette County — 39 deaths 3,363 patients in Dunn County — 22 deaths3,298 patients in Monroe County — 23 deaths2,922 patients in Douglas County — 16 deaths2,890 patients in Polk County — 22 deaths 2,871 patients in Trempealeau County — 27 deaths2,807 patients in Pierce County — 26 deaths 2,729 patients in Oneida County — 47 deaths 2,689 patients in Clark County — 47 deaths2,356 patients in Juneau County — 10 deaths 2,346 patients in Lincoln County — 41 deaths2,295 patients in Jackson County — 15 deaths 2,192 patients in Green County — 8 deaths1,983 patients in Kewaunee County — 23 deaths1,924 patients in Door County — 13 deaths 1,884 patients in Waushara County — 14 deaths 1,748 patients in Langlade County — 30 deaths1,616 patients in Iowa County — 5 deaths1,540 patients in Taylor County — 14 deaths1,537 patients in Vilas County — 21 deaths 1,525 patients in Crawford County — 11 deaths 1,440 patients in Vernon County — 22 deaths 1,364 patients in Green Lake County — 10 deaths 1,270 patients in Adams County — 10 deaths 1,205 patients in Lafayette County — 5 deaths1,149 patients in Sawyer County — 10 deaths 1,131 patients in Marquette County — 18 deaths 1,069 patients in Rusk County — 11 deaths 1,040 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths981 patients in Washburn County — 11 deaths 968 patients in Burnett County — 16 deaths964 patients in Ashland County — 14 deaths 946 patients in Buffalo County — 6 deaths 899 patients in Price County — 5 deaths 890 patients in Bayfield County — 17 deaths 816 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths 691 patients in Menominee County — 10 deaths 621 patients in Pepin County — 5 deaths 409 patients in Iron County — 13 deaths 391 patients in Florence County — 12 deaths Deaths have been reported in all 72 Wisconsin counties.At least 390 coronavirus cases have now been reported in all 72 Wisconsin counties.As of Wednesday afternoon, at least 424,946 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus. At least 2,309,991 patients have tested negative in Wisconsin.4.4% of patients have ever been hospitalized.There were 2 patients in the 530-bed Alternate Care Facility at State Fair Park as of Wednesday.As of Wednesday afternoon, at least 18,348,619 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.At least 324,674 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Wednesday afternoon.What’s New: Week of Dec. 21, 2020:There have been nearly 18 million COVID-19 cases in the country and more than 318,000 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals.With Congress reaching a deal on a stimulus package, one question on many Americans’ minds is when a stimulus check will be delivered? Here’s when you could receive your check.The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal. The Food and Drug Administration authorized on Friday a shot developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health, clearing the way for its use to begin as early as Monday.15 Days to Slow the Spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirusMobile app users, click here to view the map.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What are the symptoms of COVID-19/coronavirus?Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are the symptoms you should watch out for:Fever or chillsCoughShortness of breath or difficulty breathingFatigueMuscle or body achesHeadacheNew loss of taste or smellSore throatCongestion or runny noseNausea or vomitingDiarrheaThis list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about the virus.Should I get tested for COVID-19?The CDC recommends that you should consider taking a COVID-19 test if you:have symptoms of COVID-19.have had close contact (within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with confirmed COVID-19.have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local/external icon or state ​health department.Emergency care for COVID-19 symptoms:The CDC says to look for emergency warning signs for coronavirus. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:Trouble breathingPersistent pain or pressure in the chestNew confusionInability to wake or stay awakeBluish lips or faceThis list is not all possible symptoms. Call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.Who is most at risk for coronavirus?Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms of COVID-19, according to the CDC.Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from the virus.Flu or COVID-19. What’s the difference between them?Because some of the symptoms of flu and COVID-19 are similar, it may be hard to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone. That’s when testing may be needed to help confirm a diagnosis.There are some key differences between flu and COVID-19. The CDC says it seems COVID-19 spreads more easily than flu and causes more serious illnesses in some people. It can also take longer before people show symptoms of COVID-19 and people can be contagious for a longer period of time than the flu.Another difference is there is a vaccine to protect against the flu. There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus.Educational resources for online learning in Wisconsin during coronavirusGet breaking news alerts with the WISN 12 app.Follow us: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube

Get the latest information on the coronavirus, or COVID-19, in Wisconsin and resources to keep you and your family safe and prepared.

Continuing Coverage: Coronavirus in Wisconsin

Statistics:

  • At least 4,614 patients have died so far
  • At least 10,358 vaccines have been administered so far
  • At least 463,594 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.
    • 81,997 patients in Milwaukee County — 950 deaths
    • 32,837 patients in Waukesha County — 317 deaths
    • 32,005 patients in Dane County — 172 deaths
    • 25,449 patients in Brown County — 159 deaths
    • 16,759 patients in Racine County — 241 deaths
    • 15,605 patients in Outagamie County — 153 deaths
    • 14,725 patients in Winnebago County — 148 deaths
    • 11,777 patients in Kenosha County — 206 deaths
    • 11,580 patients in Rock County — 108 deaths
    • 11,487 patients in Marathon County — 153 deaths
    • 11,132 patients in Washington County — 98 deaths
    • 10,975 patients in Sheboygan County — 91 deaths
    • 10,124 patients in Dodge County — 113 deaths
    • 10,055 patients in Fond du Lac County — 62 deaths
    • 9,683 patients in La Crosse County — 53 deaths
    • 8,908 patients in Eau Claire County — 71 deaths
    • 7,361 patients in Walworth County — 85 deaths
    • 6,341 patients in Jefferson County — 55 deaths
    • 6,009 patients in Ozaukee County — 47 deaths
    • 5,850 patients in Manitowoc County — 50 deaths
    • 5,690 patients in Chippewa County — 65 deaths
    • 5,411 patients in Wood County — 38 deaths
    • 5,360 patients in Portage County — 45 deaths
    • 5,315 patients in St. Croix County — 27 deaths
    • 4,552 patients in Calumet County — 34 deaths
    • 4,308 patients in Barron County — 55 deaths
    • 4,294 patients in Sauk County — 27 deaths
    • 4,069 patients in Shawano County — 55 deaths
    • 4,055 patients in Columbia County — 27 deaths
    • 4,023 patients in Waupaca County — 96 deaths
    • 3,999 patients in Grant County — 77 deaths
    • 3,645 patients in Oconto County — 37 deaths
    • 3,455 patients in Marinette County — 39 deaths
    • 3,363 patients in Dunn County — 22 deaths
    • 3,298 patients in Monroe County — 23 deaths
    • 2,922 patients in Douglas County — 16 deaths
    • 2,890 patients in Polk County — 22 deaths
    • 2,871 patients in Trempealeau County — 27 deaths
    • 2,807 patients in Pierce County — 26 deaths
    • 2,729 patients in Oneida County — 47 deaths
    • 2,689 patients in Clark County — 47 deaths
    • 2,356 patients in Juneau County — 10 deaths
    • 2,346 patients in Lincoln County — 41 deaths
    • 2,295 patients in Jackson County — 15 deaths
    • 2,192 patients in Green County — 8 deaths
    • 1,983 patients in Kewaunee County — 23 deaths
    • 1,924 patients in Door County — 13 deaths
    • 1,884 patients in Waushara County — 14 deaths
    • 1,748 patients in Langlade County — 30 deaths
    • 1,616 patients in Iowa County — 5 deaths
    • 1,540 patients in Taylor County — 14 deaths
    • 1,537 patients in Vilas County — 21 deaths
    • 1,525 patients in Crawford County — 11 deaths
    • 1,440 patients in Vernon County — 22 deaths
    • 1,364 patients in Green Lake County — 10 deaths
    • 1,270 patients in Adams County — 10 deaths
    • 1,205 patients in Lafayette County — 5 deaths
    • 1,149 patients in Sawyer County — 10 deaths
    • 1,131 patients in Marquette County — 18 deaths
    • 1,069 patients in Rusk County — 11 deaths
    • 1,040 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths
    • 981 patients in Washburn County — 11 deaths
    • 968 patients in Burnett County — 16 deaths
    • 964 patients in Ashland County — 14 deaths
    • 946 patients in Buffalo County — 6 deaths
    • 899 patients in Price County — 5 deaths
    • 890 patients in Bayfield County — 17 deaths
    • 816 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths
    • 691 patients in Menominee County — 10 deaths
    • 621 patients in Pepin County — 5 deaths
    • 409 patients in Iron County — 13 deaths
    • 391 patients in Florence County — 12 deaths
  • Deaths have been reported in all 72 Wisconsin counties.
  • At least 390 coronavirus cases have now been reported in all 72 Wisconsin counties.
  • As of Wednesday afternoon, at least 424,946 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus.
  • At least 2,309,991 patients have tested negative in Wisconsin.
  • 4.4% of patients have ever been hospitalized.
  • There were 2 patients in the 530-bed Alternate Care Facility at State Fair Park as of Wednesday.
  • As of Wednesday afternoon, at least 18,348,619 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • At least 324,674 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Wednesday afternoon.

What’s New: Week of Dec. 21, 2020:

  • There have been nearly 18 million COVID-19 cases in the country and more than 318,000 people have died, according to data from Johns Hopkins University.
  • Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals.
  • With Congress reaching a deal on a stimulus package, one question on many Americans’ minds is when a stimulus check will be delivered? Here’s when you could receive your check.
  • The U.S. added a second COVID-19 vaccine to its arsenal. The Food and Drug Administration authorized on Friday a shot developed by Moderna Inc. and the National Institutes of Health, clearing the way for its use to begin as early as Monday.

15 Days to Slow the Spread: CLICK HERE to read the CDC guidelines on coronavirus

Mobile app users, click here to view the map.





What are the symptoms of COVID-19/coronavirus?

Per the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, these are the symptoms you should watch out for:

  • Fever or chills
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing
  • Fatigue
  • Muscle or body aches
  • Headache
  • New loss of taste or smell
  • Sore throat
  • Congestion or runny nose
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Diarrhea

This list does not include all possible symptoms. CDC will continue to update this list as they learn more about the virus.

Should I get tested for COVID-19?

The CDC recommends that you should consider taking a COVID-19 test if you:

  • have symptoms of COVID-19.
  • have had close contact (within 6 feet for a total of 15 minutes or more) with someone with confirmed COVID-19.
  • have been asked or referred to get testing by their healthcare provider, local/external icon or state ​health department.

Emergency care for COVID-19 symptoms:

The CDC says to look for emergency warning signs for coronavirus. If someone is showing any of these signs, seek emergency medical care immediately:

  • Trouble breathing
  • Persistent pain or pressure in the chest
  • New confusion
  • Inability to wake or stay awake
  • Bluish lips or face

This list is not all possible symptoms. Call your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you. Call 911 or call ahead to your local emergency facility: Notify the operator that you are seeking care for someone who has or may have COVID-19.

Who is most at risk for coronavirus?

Anyone can have mild to severe symptoms of COVID-19, according to the CDC.

Older adults and people who have severe underlying medical conditions like heart or lung disease or diabetes seem to be at higher risk for developing more serious complications from the virus.

Flu or COVID-19. What’s the difference between them?

Because some of the symptoms of flu and COVID-19 are similar, it may be hard to tell the difference between them based on symptoms alone. That’s when testing may be needed to help confirm a diagnosis.

There are some key differences between flu and COVID-19. The CDC says it seems COVID-19 spreads more easily than flu and causes more serious illnesses in some people. It can also take longer before people show symptoms of COVID-19 and people can be contagious for a longer period of time than the flu.

Another difference is there is a vaccine to protect against the flu. There is currently no vaccine to prevent COVID-19. The best way to prevent infection is to avoid being exposed to the virus.

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