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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 5,893 deaths – WISN Milwaukee

THE CAUSE OF THE FIRE IS STILL UNDER INVESTIGATION. NOW TO TODAY’S CORONAVIRUS NUMBERS. THE STATE NOW SAYS MORE THAN HALF A MILLION DOSES OF COVID VACCINE HAVE BEEN GIVEN OU THERE WERE ANOTHER 1493 NEW CASES TODAY, AND 33 MORE DEATHS. MORE THAN 5800 WISCONSIN

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 5,893 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 5,893 patients have died so far At least 521,762 vaccines have been administered as of FridayAt least 541,408 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.94,752 patients in Milwaukee County — 1,135 deaths38,993 patients in Waukesha County — 446 deaths37,848 patients in Dane County — 251 deaths29,283 patients in Brown County — 197 deaths19,796 patients in Racine County — 299 deaths18,366 patients in Outagamie County — 181 deaths16,521 patients in Winnebago County — 169 deaths14,207 patients in Kenosha County — 270 deaths 13,751 patients in Rock County — 144 deaths 13,286 patients in Marathon County — 169 deaths13,261 patients in Washington County — 123 deaths12,437 patients in Sheboygan County — 114 deaths11,697 patients in La Crosse County — 72 deaths 11,530 patients in Fond du Lac County — 84 deaths 11,152 patients in Dodge County — 146 deaths 10,530 patients in Eau Claire County — 98 deaths8,587 patients in Walworth County — 118 deaths7,542 patients in Jefferson County — 71 deaths7,338 patients in Ozaukee County — 72 deaths6,929 patients in Manitowoc County — 60 deaths6,801 patients in Chippewa County — 80 deaths6,398 patients in Wood County — 67 deaths6,150 patients in Portage County — 59 deaths6,114 patients in St. Croix County — 41 deaths5,230 patients in Calumet County — 39 deaths5,122 patients in Barron County — 71 deaths 5,070 patients in Sauk County — 36 deaths 4,832 patients in Columbia County — 43 deaths4,610 patients in Waupaca County — 107 deaths 4,500 patients in Shawano County — 69 deaths 4,488 patients in Grant County — 79 deaths4,147 patients in Oconto County — 47 deaths4,073 patients in Monroe County — 30 deaths 4,040 patients in Dunn County — 26 deaths 3,896 patients in Marinette County — 59 deaths3,578 patients in Polk County — 42 deaths 3,540 patients in Douglas County — 18 deaths3,315 patients in Pierce County — 33 deaths 3,274 patients in Trempealeau County — 36 deaths3,176 patients in Oneida County — 57 deaths 3,095 patients in Clark County — 56 deaths 2,869 patients in Juneau County — 17 deaths 2,802 patients in Lincoln County — 55 deaths2,713 patients in Green County — 13 deaths 2,548 patients in Jackson County — 23 deaths 2,347 patients in Door County — 18 deaths 2,348 patients in Kewaunee County — 26 deaths 2,043 patients in Waushara County — 25 deaths1,950 patients in Vilas County — 32 deaths 1,888 patients in Langlade County — 31 deaths 1,790 patients in Iowa County — 9 deaths1,752 patients in Taylor County — 20 deaths1,734 patients in Vernon County — 34 deaths 1,637 patients in Crawford County — 16 deaths1,498 patients in Adams County — 11 deaths 1,491 patients in Green Lake County — 15 deaths1,406 patients in Sawyer County — 17 deaths 1,376 patients in Lafayette County — 7 deaths 1,269 patients in Marquette County — 21 deaths1,261 patients in Buffalo County — 7 deaths 1,228 patients in Rusk County — 15 deaths1,226 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths 1,226 patients in Washburn County — 18 deaths 1,146 patients in Ashland County — 16 deaths1,102 patients in Price County — 7 deaths 1,098 patients in Burnett County — 23 deaths1,033 patients in Bayfield County — 18 deaths911 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths783 patients in Menominee County — 11 deaths777 patients in Pepin County — 7 deaths475 patients in Iron County — 19 deaths425 patients in Florence County — 12 deaths At least 7 have died in all 72 Wisconsin counties.At least 425 coronavirus cases have now been reported in all 72 Wisconsin counties.As of Saturday afternoon, at least 515,745 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus. At least 2,503,387 patients have tested negative in Wisconsin.4.5% of patients have ever been hospitalized.There were no patients in the 530-bed Alternate Care Facility at State Fair Park on Saturday.As of Saturday afternoon, at least 26,012,880 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.At least 438,239 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Saturday afternoon.What’s New: Week of Jan. 25, 2021:Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Biden’s plan calls for making direct $1,400 payments to Americans, but senators from both parties raised questions about the stimulus checks. Biden will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders, according to two White House officials. South Africa is expected to be added to the restricted list because of concerns about a variant of the virus that has spread beyond that nation.The Miami Heat basketball team will be attempting to have fans at the American Airlines Arena with an assist from some dogs. The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs to screen fans who want to attend their games. They’ve been working on the plan for months, and the highly trained dogs have been in place for some games this season where the team has allowed a handful of guests.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.The FDA has also approved a test for COVID-19 that you can take at home. The test kits are available for purchase on Amazon with a turnaround time for results of 24 to 72 hours after the sample is shipped and received.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 5,893 patients have died so far
  • At least 521,762 vaccines have been administered as of Friday
  • At least 541,408 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.
    • 94,752 patients in Milwaukee County — 1,135 deaths
    • 38,993 patients in Waukesha County — 446 deaths
    • 37,848 patients in Dane County — 251 deaths
    • 29,283 patients in Brown County — 197 deaths
    • 19,796 patients in Racine County — 299 deaths
    • 18,366 patients in Outagamie County — 181 deaths
    • 16,521 patients in Winnebago County — 169 deaths
    • 14,207 patients in Kenosha County — 270 deaths
    • 13,751 patients in Rock County — 144 deaths
    • 13,286 patients in Marathon County — 169 deaths
    • 13,261 patients in Washington County — 123 deaths
    • 12,437 patients in Sheboygan County — 114 deaths
    • 11,697 patients in La Crosse County — 72 deaths
    • 11,530 patients in Fond du Lac County — 84 deaths
    • 11,152 patients in Dodge County — 146 deaths
    • 10,530 patients in Eau Claire County — 98 deaths
    • 8,587 patients in Walworth County — 118 deaths
    • 7,542 patients in Jefferson County — 71 deaths
    • 7,338 patients in Ozaukee County — 72 deaths
    • 6,929 patients in Manitowoc County — 60 deaths
    • 6,801 patients in Chippewa County — 80 deaths
    • 6,398 patients in Wood County — 67 deaths
    • 6,150 patients in Portage County — 59 deaths
    • 6,114 patients in St. Croix County — 41 deaths
    • 5,230 patients in Calumet County — 39 deaths
    • 5,122 patients in Barron County — 71 deaths
    • 5,070 patients in Sauk County — 36 deaths
    • 4,832 patients in Columbia County — 43 deaths
    • 4,610 patients in Waupaca County — 107 deaths
    • 4,500 patients in Shawano County — 69 deaths
    • 4,488 patients in Grant County — 79 deaths
    • 4,147 patients in Oconto County — 47 deaths
    • 4,073 patients in Monroe County — 30 deaths
    • 4,040 patients in Dunn County — 26 deaths
    • 3,896 patients in Marinette County — 59 deaths
    • 3,578 patients in Polk County — 42 deaths
    • 3,540 patients in Douglas County — 18 deaths
    • 3,315 patients in Pierce County — 33 deaths
    • 3,274 patients in Trempealeau County — 36 deaths
    • 3,176 patients in Oneida County — 57 deaths
    • 3,095 patients in Clark County — 56 deaths
    • 2,869 patients in Juneau County — 17 deaths
    • 2,802 patients in Lincoln County — 55 deaths
    • 2,713 patients in Green County — 13 deaths
    • 2,548 patients in Jackson County — 23 deaths
    • 2,347 patients in Door County — 18 deaths
    • 2,348 patients in Kewaunee County — 26 deaths
    • 2,043 patients in Waushara County — 25 deaths
    • 1,950 patients in Vilas County — 32 deaths
    • 1,888 patients in Langlade County — 31 deaths
    • 1,790 patients in Iowa County — 9 deaths
    • 1,752 patients in Taylor County — 20 deaths
    • 1,734 patients in Vernon County — 34 deaths
    • 1,637 patients in Crawford County — 16 deaths
    • 1,498 patients in Adams County — 11 deaths
    • 1,491 patients in Green Lake County — 15 deaths
    • 1,406 patients in Sawyer County — 17 deaths
    • 1,376 patients in Lafayette County — 7 deaths
    • 1,269 patients in Marquette County — 21 deaths
    • 1,261 patients in Buffalo County — 7 deaths
    • 1,228 patients in Rusk County — 15 deaths
    • 1,226 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths
    • 1,226 patients in Washburn County — 18 deaths
    • 1,146 patients in Ashland County — 16 deaths
    • 1,102 patients in Price County — 7 deaths
    • 1,098 patients in Burnett County — 23 deaths
    • 1,033 patients in Bayfield County — 18 deaths
    • 911 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths
    • 783 patients in Menominee County — 11 deaths
    • 777 patients in Pepin County — 7 deaths
    • 475 patients in Iron County — 19 deaths
    • 425 patients in Florence County — 12 deaths
  • At least 7 have died in all 72 Wisconsin counties.
  • At least 425 coronavirus cases have now been reported in all 72 Wisconsin counties.
  • As of Saturday afternoon, at least 515,745 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus.
  • At least 2,503,387 patients have tested negative in Wisconsin.
  • 4.5% of patients have ever been hospitalized.
  • There were no patients in the 530-bed Alternate Care Facility at State Fair Park on Saturday.
  • As of Saturday afternoon, at least 26,012,880 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • At least 438,239 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Saturday afternoon.

What’s New: Week of Jan. 25, 2021:

  • Top aides to President Joe Biden have begun talks with a group of moderate Senate Republicans and Democrats on a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package. Biden’s plan calls for making direct $1,400 payments to Americans, but senators from both parties raised questions about the stimulus checks.
  • Biden will formally reinstate COVID-19 travel restrictions on non-U.S. travelers from Brazil, Ireland, the United Kingdom and 26 other European countries that allow travel across open borders, according to two White House officials. South Africa is expected to be added to the restricted list because of concerns about a variant of the virus that has spread beyond that nation.
  • The Miami Heat basketball team will be attempting to have fans at the American Airlines Arena with an assist from some dogs. The Heat will use coronavirus-sniffing dogs to screen fans who want to attend their games. They’ve been working on the plan for months, and the highly trained dogs have been in place for some games this season where the team has allowed a handful of guests.

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.

    The FDA has also approved a test for COVID-19 that you can take at home. The test kits are available for purchase on Amazon with a turnaround time for results of 24 to 72 hours after the sample is shipped and received.

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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