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Wisconsin COVID-19 Update Friday

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Updated: January 28, 2022 04:21 PM
Created: May 23, 2020 03:41 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports 6,986 new cases of COVID-19 in Friday's update, with 23 new deaths. New confirmed cases have a 7-day average of 7,301. The total number of confirmed cases across the state since the pandemic began is 1,321,190. Since January 2020, Wisconsin has a total of 11,062 fatalities.

In Wisconsin, 56,064 patients have needed to be hospitalized, with 3,401 needing the intensive care.

According to DHS, 63.2% of the total population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine as of January 28. 59.2% of the total population has completed the vaccination series.

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

Here is the breakdown of total confirmed and probable cases and deaths as of Friday, January 28 in the Northland: * The county data includes confirmed and probable cases. 

Ashland County, WI: 2,978 cases (26 new cases)  (30 deaths, including 1 reported Friday)
Bayfield County, WI: 2,936 cases (25 new cases)  (36 deaths)
Burnett County, WI: 3,697 cases (34 new cases) (38 deaths, including 1 reported Friday)
Douglas County, WI: 10,571 cases (78 new cases) (71 deaths)
Iron County, WI: 1,397 cases (10 new cases) (45 deaths, including 1 reported Friday)
Price County, WI: 3,042 cases (15 new cases) (27 deaths)
Sawyer County, WI: 4,328 cases (28 new cases) (53 deaths)
Vilas County, WI: 4,888 cases (37 new cases) (83 deaths)
Washburn County, WI: 3,718 cases (25 new cases) (39 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 - Sept. 20, 2021
800,000 cases - Nov. 4, 2021
900,000 cases - Dec. 7, 2021
1,000,000 cases - Jan. 3, 2022 
1,300,000 cases - Jan. 26, 2022

Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering reports 73,662,706 cases of COVID-19 in the U.S. since the pandemic began. Approximately 367.9 million people have been infected worldwide with 5,643,264 deaths as of 1/28/2022 at 12:22 p.m. CST. There have been 879,988 deaths in the United States. Over 535.0 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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