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Wisconsin COVID-19 Update Friday

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Updated: September 24, 2021 04:10 PM
Created: May 23, 2020 03:41 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports 2,778 new cases of COVID-19 on Friday, with 16 new deaths. The total number of confirmed cases across the state since the pandemic began is 712,827. Since January 2020, Wisconsin has a total of 7,912 fatalities. 

In Wisconsin, 38,288 patients have needed to be hospitalized, with 2,782 needing the intensive care.

According to DHS, 56.5% of the total population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of September 24. 53.3% of eligible residents have completed the vaccination series.
 

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

Here is the breakdown of total confirmed cases and deaths as of Friday, September 24 in the Northland:

Ashland County, WI: 1,410 cases (10 new cases) (15 deaths)
Bayfield County, WI: 1,288 cases   (21 deaths)
Burnett County, WI: 1,691 cases (8 new cases) (29 deaths)
Douglas County, WI: 4,472 cases (21 new case) (44 deaths)
Iron County, WI: 663 cases (2 new cases)  (21 deaths)
Price County, WI: 1,439 cases (1 new case) (8 deaths)
Sawyer County, WI: 2,052 cases (15 new cases) (27 deaths)
Vilas County, WI: 2,587 cases (15 new cases) (46 deaths, including 1 Friday)
Washburn County, WI: 1,828 cases (29 new cases) (23 deaths)
 

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

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering  reports 42,613,490 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 232.5 million people have been infected worldwide with 4,748,124 deaths as of 9/23/2021, 1:21 p.m. CDT. There have been 682,042 deaths in the United States. Over 386.1 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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