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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 6,020 deaths – WISN Milwaukee

THE STATE REPORTED ANOTHER 1518 CORONAVIRUS CASES TODAY, AND 41 MORE DEATHS. NEARLY 6000 WISCONSIN COVID PATIENTS HAVE DIED DURING THE PANDEMIC. JUST OVER 659,000 DOSES OF VACCINE HAVE BEEN ADMINISTERED IN WISCONSIN, OUT OF THE 770

COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 6,020 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 6,020 patients have died so far At least 659,025 vaccines have been administered as of Tuesday. At least 548,221 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.95,879 patients in Milwaukee County — 1,175 deaths39,510 patients in Waukesha County — 453 deaths38,487 patients in Dane County — 256 deaths29,607 patients in Brown County — 199 deaths19,956 patients in Racine County — 300 deaths18,630 patients in Outagamie County — 185 deaths16,660 patients in Winnebago County — 171 deaths14,405 patients in Kenosha County — 281 deaths 13,948 patients in Rock County — 148 deaths13,418 patients in Washington County — 125 deaths 13,381 patients in Marathon County — 170 deaths12,528 patients in Sheboygan County — 123 deaths11,869 patients in La Crosse County — 74 deaths 11,651 patients in Fond du Lac County — 86 deaths 11,215 patients in Dodge County — 151 deaths 10,707 patients in Eau Claire County — 101 deaths8,671 patients in Walworth County — 120 deaths7,643 patients in Jefferson County — 73 deaths7,422 patients in Ozaukee County — 72 deaths7,049 patients in Manitowoc County — 61 deaths6,888 patients in Chippewa County — 84 deaths6,492 patients in Wood County — 68 deaths6,256 patients in Portage County — 60 deaths6,189 patients in St. Croix County — 41 deaths5,326 patients in Calumet County — 39 deaths5,179 patients in Barron County — 73 deaths 5,126 patients in Sauk County — 37 deaths 4,893 patients in Columbia County — 46 deaths4,659 patients in Waupaca County — 108 deaths4,546 patients in Grant County — 79 deaths 4,525 patients in Shawano County — 69 deaths4,189 patients in Oconto County — 47 deaths4,140 patients in Monroe County — 30 deaths 4,128 patients in Dunn County — 26 deaths 3,927 patients in Marinette County — 61 deaths3,662 patients in Polk County — 42 deaths 3,613 patients in Douglas County — 18 deaths 3,363 patients in Pierce County — 33 deaths 3,303 patients in Trempealeau County — 36 deaths3,250 patients in Oneida County — 57 deaths 3,120 patients in Clark County — 56 deaths 2,909 patients in Juneau County — 17 deaths 2,832 patients in Lincoln County — 56 deaths2,822 patients in Green County — 13 deaths 2,553 patients in Jackson County — 22 deaths2,375 patients in Kewaunee County — 27 deaths 2,367 patients in Door County — 18 deaths2,053 patients in Waushara County — 28 deaths2,009 patients in Vilas County — 32 deaths 1,903 patients in Langlade County — 31 deaths 1,811 patients in Iowa County — 9 deaths1,766 patients in Taylor County — 20 deaths 1,765 patients in Vernon County — 34 deaths 1,644 patients in Crawford County — 17 deaths1,523 patients in Adams County — 11 deaths 1,499 patients in Green Lake County — 17 deaths1,435 patients in Sawyer County — 17 deaths 1,385 patients in Lafayette County — 7 deaths 1,286 patients in Marquette County — 21 deaths1,288 patients in Buffalo County — 7 deaths1,249 patients in Washburn County — 18 deaths 1,246 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths 1,234 patients in Rusk County — 16 deaths 1,157 patients in Ashland County — 16 deaths1,118 patients in Price County — 7 deaths1,116 patients in Burnett County — 23 deaths 1,052 patients in Bayfield County — 18 deaths914 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths790 patients in Menominee County — 11 deaths783 patients in Pepin County — 7 deaths487 patients in Iron County — 19 deaths429 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 Friday afternoon, at least 526,004 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus. At least 2,527,562 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 Friday.As of Friday afternoon, at least 26,747,152 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.At least 457,755 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Friday afternoon.What’s New: Week of Feb. 1, 2021:The U.S. is in an “absolute race against time” to vaccinate as many people as possible before new COVID-19 variants take hold of the country. Several experts warn that while COVID-19 numbers may be trending in the right direction for now, the next few weeks could be a different story unless Americans double down on safety measures and vaccinations ramp up.Tens of millions of Americans collected unemployment benefits for at least some period of time last year due to the pandemic’s hit on the economy. Some people may be in for a “negative surprise” when they do their taxes this year. With the continuation of the pandemic, the Girl Scouts of America is getting creative for cookie season. Besides safe in-person sales, the beloved cookies will be sold online for a second year and, for the first time, through food delivery service Grubhub. 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 6,020 patients have died so far
  • At least 659,025 vaccines have been administered as of Tuesday.
  • At least 548,221 patients have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin since the outbreak began.
    • 95,879 patients in Milwaukee County — 1,175 deaths
    • 39,510 patients in Waukesha County — 453 deaths
    • 38,487 patients in Dane County — 256 deaths
    • 29,607 patients in Brown County — 199 deaths
    • 19,956 patients in Racine County — 300 deaths
    • 18,630 patients in Outagamie County — 185 deaths
    • 16,660 patients in Winnebago County — 171 deaths
    • 14,405 patients in Kenosha County — 281 deaths
    • 13,948 patients in Rock County — 148 deaths
    • 13,418 patients in Washington County — 125 deaths
    • 13,381 patients in Marathon County — 170 deaths
    • 12,528 patients in Sheboygan County — 123 deaths
    • 11,869 patients in La Crosse County — 74 deaths
    • 11,651 patients in Fond du Lac County — 86 deaths
    • 11,215 patients in Dodge County — 151 deaths
    • 10,707 patients in Eau Claire County — 101 deaths
    • 8,671 patients in Walworth County — 120 deaths
    • 7,643 patients in Jefferson County — 73 deaths
    • 7,422 patients in Ozaukee County — 72 deaths
    • 7,049 patients in Manitowoc County — 61 deaths
    • 6,888 patients in Chippewa County — 84 deaths
    • 6,492 patients in Wood County — 68 deaths
    • 6,256 patients in Portage County — 60 deaths
    • 6,189 patients in St. Croix County — 41 deaths
    • 5,326 patients in Calumet County — 39 deaths
    • 5,179 patients in Barron County — 73 deaths
    • 5,126 patients in Sauk County — 37 deaths
    • 4,893 patients in Columbia County — 46 deaths
    • 4,659 patients in Waupaca County — 108 deaths
    • 4,546 patients in Grant County — 79 deaths
    • 4,525 patients in Shawano County — 69 deaths
    • 4,189 patients in Oconto County — 47 deaths
    • 4,140 patients in Monroe County — 30 deaths
    • 4,128 patients in Dunn County — 26 deaths
    • 3,927 patients in Marinette County — 61 deaths
    • 3,662 patients in Polk County — 42 deaths
    • 3,613 patients in Douglas County — 18 deaths
    • 3,363 patients in Pierce County — 33 deaths
    • 3,303 patients in Trempealeau County — 36 deaths
    • 3,250 patients in Oneida County — 57 deaths
    • 3,120 patients in Clark County — 56 deaths
    • 2,909 patients in Juneau County — 17 deaths
    • 2,832 patients in Lincoln County — 56 deaths
    • 2,822 patients in Green County — 13 deaths
    • 2,553 patients in Jackson County — 22 deaths
    • 2,375 patients in Kewaunee County — 27 deaths
    • 2,367 patients in Door County — 18 deaths
    • 2,053 patients in Waushara County — 28 deaths
    • 2,009 patients in Vilas County — 32 deaths
    • 1,903 patients in Langlade County — 31 deaths
    • 1,811 patients in Iowa County — 9 deaths
    • 1,766 patients in Taylor County — 20 deaths
    • 1,765 patients in Vernon County — 34 deaths
    • 1,644 patients in Crawford County — 17 deaths
    • 1,523 patients in Adams County — 11 deaths
    • 1,499 patients in Green Lake County — 17 deaths
    • 1,435 patients in Sawyer County — 17 deaths
    • 1,385 patients in Lafayette County — 7 deaths
    • 1,286 patients in Marquette County — 21 deaths
    • 1,288 patients in Buffalo County — 7 deaths
    • 1,249 patients in Washburn County — 18 deaths
    • 1,246 patients in Richland County — 13 deaths
    • 1,234 patients in Rusk County — 16 deaths
    • 1,157 patients in Ashland County — 16 deaths
    • 1,118 patients in Price County — 7 deaths
    • 1,116 patients in Burnett County — 23 deaths
    • 1,052 patients in Bayfield County — 18 deaths
    • 914 patients in Forest County — 22 deaths
    • 790 patients in Menominee County — 11 deaths
    • 783 patients in Pepin County — 7 deaths
    • 487 patients in Iron County — 19 deaths
    • 429 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 Friday afternoon, at least 526,004 people in Wisconsin have recovered from the coronavirus.
  • At least 2,527,562 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 Friday.
  • As of Friday afternoon, at least 26,747,152 Americans have tested positive for the coronavirus.
  • At least 457,755 Americans have died from the coronavirus, as of Friday afternoon.

What’s New: Week of Feb. 1, 2021:

  • The U.S. is in an “absolute race against time” to vaccinate as many people as possible before new COVID-19 variants take hold of the country. Several experts warn that while COVID-19 numbers may be trending in the right direction for now, the next few weeks could be a different story unless Americans double down on safety measures and vaccinations ramp up.
  • Tens of millions of Americans collected unemployment benefits for at least some period of time last year due to the pandemic’s hit on the economy. Some people may be in for a “negative surprise” when they do their taxes this year.
  • With the continuation of the pandemic, the Girl Scouts of America is getting creative for cookie season. Besides safe in-person sales, the beloved cookies will be sold online for a second year and, for the first time, through food delivery service Grubhub.

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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