Winnebago Co. Coronavirus: First death confirmed, cases total surpasses 20

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TUESDAY 4/7/2020 8:25 a.m.

WINNEBAGO CO., Wis. (WFRV) – The Winnebago County Health Department has confirmed its first coronavirus-related death as well as two new cases, bringing their positive coronavirus case total to 23.

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Health officials say the first death was a hospitalized man in his 60’s with underlying medical conditions.

“We are saddened to report the county’s first COVID-19 related death. Our hearts go out to the
family and friends of the individual who has passed,” said Doug Gieryn, director/health officer
for the Winnebago County Health Department. “This tragic loss is a reminder of how important
the Safer at Home order is in the protection of our most vulnerable residents.”

According to the Winnebago County Health Department, 23 cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the county, not including cases in Menasha or Appleton that fall within Winnebago County. As of April 6, Menasha has 1 case and Appleton has 7.

Winnebago County officials say 405 negative tests have been returned and 98 are pending.

On Monday, over 2,400 cases of coronavirus were confirmed in Wisconsin by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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11 cases confirmed, over 180 total negative tests

TUESDAY 3/31/2020 6:25 a.m.

WINNEBAGO CO., Wis. (WFRV) – The Winnebago County Health Department has confirmed 11 total cases of coronavirus, up from six just last week.

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According to a Monday release, 183 negative tests have occurred in Winnebago County and there are currently 102 tests pending.

County health officials report that 36 percent of the positive coronavirus cases are patients between the ages of 50 and 59. Just over half of the positive cases are women.

As of Monday afternoon, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has confirmed 1,221 cases of coronavirus and 14 deaths in the state.

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Officials report 6th positive case

THURSDAY 3/26/2020 6:50 a.m.

WINNEBAGO CO., Wis. (WFRV) – In just over a week, Winnebago County has reported only one new case of coronavirus, bringing the county total to six. The county health department says that, as of Wednesday, there are currently 104 negative tests for coronavirus and 71 pending.

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Winnebago County residents are being asked to direct all non-medical, coronavirus related questions to call 211 or text COVID19 to 211-211. This service can assist in finding food, paying four housing bills, accessing free childcare, and other essential services.

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2 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Winnebago County, 5 total

WEDNESDAY 3/18/2020 6:47 p.m.

WINNEBAGO COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – Winnebago County Health Department is reporting two new confirmed cases of coronavirus.

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“We currently have 5 positive cases of COVID-19, 28 negative results and 34 pending,” county health officials said.

The two new cases were linked to one of the first three cases reported. The Health Department is following up to identify all close contacts.

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