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Wisconsin COVID-19 Update Thursday

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Updated: December 02, 2021 03:31 PM
Created: May 23, 2020 03:41 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports 5,097 new cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, with 39 new deaths. The total number of confirmed cases across the state since the pandemic began is 884,783. Since January 2020, Wisconsin has a total of 9,093 fatalities.

In Wisconsin, 46,637 patients have needed to be hospitalized, with 3,127 needing the intensive care.

According to DHS, 59.0% of the total population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of December 2. 56.1% of eligible residents have completed the vaccination series. WDHS was able to resolve the issues with vaccine data reporting.
 

Visit the Wisconsin Department of Health COVID-19 website for more information.

Here is the breakdown of total confirmed cases and deaths as of Thursday, December 2 in the Northland:

Ashland County, WI: 1,690 cases (12 new cases) (18 deaths)
Bayfield County, WI: 1,598 cases (12 new case) (24 deaths)
Burnett County, WI: 2,457 cases (20 new cases) (32 deaths)
Douglas County, WI: 5,618 cases (23 new cases) (44 deaths)
Iron County, WI: 787 cases (3 new cases)  (22 deaths)
Price County, WI: 2,068 cases (28 new cases) (16 deaths)
Sawyer County, WI: 2,838 cases (12 new cases) (35 deaths)
Vilas County, WI: 3,273 cases (18 new cases) (58 deaths)
Washburn County, WI: 2,636 cases (33 new cases) (28 deaths, including 1 Thursday)

Wisconsin COVID-19 thresholds:

200,000 cases - Oct. 26, 2020
300,000 cases - Nov. 13, 2020
400,000 cases - Dec. 4, 2020
500,000 cases - Jan. 8, 2021
600,000 cases - May 26, 2021
700,000 cases - September 20, 2021
800,000 cases - November 4, 2021

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering  reports 48,706,636 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 263.7 million people have been infected worldwide with 5,228,635 deaths as of 12/02/2021, 10:22 a.m. CDT. There have been 782,201 deaths in the United States. Over 462.0 million doses of vaccine have been administered in the U.S.

According to the CDC, symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure to the virus. Symptoms include: 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.

Look for emergency warning signs for COVID-19. 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. The CDC recommends calling your medical provider for any other symptoms that are severe or concerning to you.

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