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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 4,674 deaths – WISN Milwaukee

UNITED KINGDOM. WISCONSIN CONTINUES TO SEE A STEADY INCREASE IN CORONAVIRUS CASES. TODAY, THE STATE ADDED 2,799 NEW CASES. THAT BRINGS THE SEVEN DAY AVERAGE DOWN SLIGHTLY TO JUST OVER 250 ANOTHER 60 PEOPLE HAVE DIED, BRINGING THAT TOTAL UP TO MORE THAN 4600 DEATHS SINCE THE PANDEMIC BEGAN. HOSPITALIZATION RATES ARE STILL A CONCERN. RIGHT NOW, THE STATE SAYS 81% OF BEDS ARE FULL. 1,243 PEOPLE ARE HOSPITALIZED

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 4,674 deaths

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

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 4,674 patients have died so far At least 10,358 vaccines have been administered so farAt least 466,393 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.82,434 patients in Milwaukee County — 955 deaths33,115 patients in Waukesha County — 327 deaths 32,213 patients in Dane County — 174 deaths25,558 patients in Brown County — 160 deaths16,875 patients in Racine County — 246 deaths 15,694 patients in Outagamie County — 155 deaths 14,805 patients in Winnebago County — 148 deaths11,878 patients in Kenosha County — 209 deaths11,638 patients in Rock County — 110 deaths 11,557 patients in Marathon County — 153 deaths11,266 patients in Washington County — 93 deaths 11,026 patients in Sheboygan County — 91 deaths10,165 patients in Dodge County — 114 deaths 10,101 patients in Fond du Lac County — 64 deaths9,735 patients in La Crosse County — 54 deaths 8,975 patients in Eau Claire County — 73 deaths 7,426 patients in Walworth County — 85 deaths6,375 patients in Jefferson County — 57 deaths6,081 patients in Ozaukee County — 49 deaths 5,888 patients in Manitowoc County — 50 deaths 5,727 patients in Chippewa County — 65 deaths5,434 patients in Wood County — 40 deaths 5,379 patients in Portage County — 47 deaths 5,332 patients in St. Croix County — 28 deaths 4,570 patients in Calumet County — 34 deaths4,342 patients in Barron County — 55 deaths 4,330 patients in Sauk County — 27 deaths4,088 patients in Shawano County — 57 deaths 4,065 patients in Columbia County — 28 deaths 4,029 patients in Waupaca County — 96 deaths 4,013 patients in Grant County — 77 deaths 3,665 patients in Oconto County — 37 deaths 3,468 patients in Marinette County — 42 deaths 3,389 patients in Dunn County — 22 deaths3,330 patients in Monroe County — 23 deaths2,942 patients in Douglas County — 16 deaths2,914 patients in Polk County — 22 deaths 2,883 patients in Trempealeau County — 28 deaths2,826 patients in Pierce County — 27 deaths 2,734 patients in Oneida County — 47 deaths 2,708 patients in Clark County — 48 deaths2,369 patients in Juneau County — 10 deaths 2,366 patients in Lincoln County — 41 deaths2,301 patients in Jackson County — 15 deaths 2,215 patients in Green County — 8 deaths1,995 patients in Kewaunee County — 24 deaths1,939 patients in Door County — 13 deaths 1,888 patients in Waushara County — 14 deaths 1,755 patients in Langlade County — 30 deaths1,624 patients in Iowa County — 5 deaths1,555 patients in Taylor County — 14 deaths1,541 patients in Vilas County — 21 deaths 1,526 patients in Crawford County — 12 deaths 1,451 patients in Vernon County — 22 deaths 1,370 patients in Green Lake County — 10 deaths 1,275 patients in Adams County — 10 deaths 1,208 patients in Lafayette County — 5 deaths1,160 patients in Sawyer County — 10 deaths 1,134 patients in Marquette County — 18 deaths 1,072 patients in Rusk County — 11 deaths 1,045 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths984 patients in Washburn County — 11 deaths 969 patients in Burnett County — 19 deaths966 patients in Ashland County — 14 deaths 954 patients in Buffalo County — 6 deaths 907 patients in Price County — 5 deaths 897 patients in Bayfield County — 18 deaths 821 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths 700 patients in Menominee County — 10 deaths 631 patients in Pepin County — 5 deaths 411 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 Thursday afternoon, at least 428,208 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus. At least 2,317,710 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 Thursday afternoon, at least 18,581,524 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.At least 327,853 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Thursday 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 4,674 patients have died so far
  • At least 10,358 vaccines have been administered so far
  • At least 466,393 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.
    • 82,434 patients in Milwaukee County — 955 deaths
    • 33,115 patients in Waukesha County — 327 deaths
    • 32,213 patients in Dane County — 174 deaths
    • 25,558 patients in Brown County — 160 deaths
    • 16,875 patients in Racine County — 246 deaths
    • 15,694 patients in Outagamie County — 155 deaths
    • 14,805 patients in Winnebago County — 148 deaths
    • 11,878 patients in Kenosha County — 209 deaths
    • 11,638 patients in Rock County — 110 deaths
    • 11,557 patients in Marathon County — 153 deaths
    • 11,266 patients in Washington County — 93 deaths
    • 11,026 patients in Sheboygan County — 91 deaths
    • 10,165 patients in Dodge County — 114 deaths
    • 10,101 patients in Fond du Lac County — 64 deaths
    • 9,735 patients in La Crosse County — 54 deaths
    • 8,975 patients in Eau Claire County — 73 deaths
    • 7,426 patients in Walworth County — 85 deaths
    • 6,375 patients in Jefferson County — 57 deaths
    • 6,081 patients in Ozaukee County — 49 deaths
    • 5,888 patients in Manitowoc County — 50 deaths
    • 5,727 patients in Chippewa County — 65 deaths
    • 5,434 patients in Wood County — 40 deaths
    • 5,379 patients in Portage County — 47 deaths
    • 5,332 patients in St. Croix County — 28 deaths
    • 4,570 patients in Calumet County — 34 deaths
    • 4,342 patients in Barron County — 55 deaths
    • 4,330 patients in Sauk County — 27 deaths
    • 4,088 patients in Shawano County — 57 deaths
    • 4,065 patients in Columbia County — 28 deaths
    • 4,029 patients in Waupaca County — 96 deaths
    • 4,013 patients in Grant County — 77 deaths
    • 3,665 patients in Oconto County — 37 deaths
    • 3,468 patients in Marinette County — 42 deaths
    • 3,389 patients in Dunn County — 22 deaths
    • 3,330 patients in Monroe County — 23 deaths
    • 2,942 patients in Douglas County — 16 deaths
    • 2,914 patients in Polk County — 22 deaths
    • 2,883 patients in Trempealeau County — 28 deaths
    • 2,826 patients in Pierce County — 27 deaths
    • 2,734 patients in Oneida County — 47 deaths
    • 2,708 patients in Clark County — 48 deaths
    • 2,369 patients in Juneau County — 10 deaths
    • 2,366 patients in Lincoln County — 41 deaths
    • 2,301 patients in Jackson County — 15 deaths
    • 2,215 patients in Green County — 8 deaths
    • 1,995 patients in Kewaunee County — 24 deaths
    • 1,939 patients in Door County — 13 deaths
    • 1,888 patients in Waushara County — 14 deaths
    • 1,755 patients in Langlade County — 30 deaths
    • 1,624 patients in Iowa County — 5 deaths
    • 1,555 patients in Taylor County — 14 deaths
    • 1,541 patients in Vilas County — 21 deaths
    • 1,526 patients in Crawford County — 12 deaths
    • 1,451 patients in Vernon County — 22 deaths
    • 1,370 patients in Green Lake County — 10 deaths
    • 1,275 patients in Adams County — 10 deaths
    • 1,208 patients in Lafayette County — 5 deaths
    • 1,160 patients in Sawyer County — 10 deaths
    • 1,134 patients in Marquette County — 18 deaths
    • 1,072 patients in Rusk County — 11 deaths
    • 1,045 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths
    • 984 patients in Washburn County — 11 deaths
    • 969 patients in Burnett County — 19 deaths
    • 966 patients in Ashland County — 14 deaths
    • 954 patients in Buffalo County — 6 deaths
    • 907 patients in Price County — 5 deaths
    • 897 patients in Bayfield County — 18 deaths
    • 821 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths
    • 700 patients in Menominee County — 10 deaths
    • 631 patients in Pepin County — 5 deaths
    • 411 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 Thursday afternoon, at least 428,208 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus.
  • At least 2,317,710 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 Thursday afternoon, at least 18,581,524 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • At least 327,853 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Thursday 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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