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TUESDAY 7/7/2020 5:44 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department reported that two additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

The City total is now 252.

Health officials said both residents live in Outagamie County and one of the residents contracted the virus through contact with a known case.

Officials said one case remains under investigation.

City officials said one of the residents is isolated at home and one is currently hospitalized.

Twenty-four Appleton residents test positive for COVID-19

MONDAY 7/6/2020 5:07 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton has confirmed 24 residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since Thursday.

Health officials said two of the residents live in Calumet County and 22 live in the Outagamie County.

Officials reported that 22 of the patients are isolated at home and two are being hospitalized.

Seven of the cases are said to be community-acquired and 10 cases were most likely attributed to a known case.

Seven cases remain under investigation.

The total number of confirmed cases in the City of Appleton is now 250 with 99 residents in isolation and 147 residents who had COVID-19 having been released from isolation.

More than 220 positive COVID-19 cases in City of Appleton

WEDNESDAY 7/1/2020 3:12 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced that three additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

Health officials said two of the residents live in Calumet County and one resident lives in the Outagamie County.

The City reported two of the patients are being isolated at home and contracted the virus through a community spread. One case remains under investigation.

The total number of confirmed cases in the City of Appleton is now 223 with 93 residents in isolation and 126 residents who had COVID-19 having been released from isolation.

Four additional Appleton residents test positive for COVID-19

TUESDAY 6/30/2020 6:47 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced four additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

The City said the total number of confirmed cases is now 220.

Health officials shared three of the residents live in Outagamie County and one resident is from Calumet County.

All the residents are said to be in isolation at home. Officials reported that all of the cases were community acquired.

126 positive COVID-19 cases in City of Appleton

MONDAY 6/29/2020 3:20 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Four additional Appleton residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

The Appleton Health Department confirmed on Monday that the total number of positive cases in Appleton is now 126 with 87 residents in isolation and 125 residents who had COVID-19 having been released from isolation.

Health officials say two of the residents live in Outagamie County, one resident lives in Winnebago County, and the other resident Calumet County.

The health department says three of the residents are isolated at home.

City officials say one resident contracted the virus from having contact with a known case and two were other cases were community acquired. One case is pending investigation.

Five more Appleton residents test positive for COVID-19

SATURDAY 6/27/2020 3:36 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton confirmed on Saturday that five more residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

All five patients are said to reside in Outagamie County.

City officials report that one resident had contact with a known case, one was determined to be community-acquired, and both patients are isolated at home.

Officials say the other three other cases are pending investigation.

The Appleton Health Department said the total number of confirmed cases is now at 207.

Two additional Appleton residents test positive for COVID-19

WEDNESDAY 6/24/2020 3:40 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton confrimed on Wednesday that two additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

Health officials say both residents are from Outagamie County and are being isolated at home.

City officials report one patient contracted the virus through community spread and the other patient was in contact with a known case.

Nearly 200 coronavirus cases reported in Appleton

MONDAY 6/22/2020

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Four more residents have tested positive for COVID-19 in the City of Appleton.

All four of the residents are reported to live in Outagamie County and are in isolation.

Health officials say one patient contracted the virus through contact with a known case and the three others acquired the virus through community spread.

The Appleton Health Department reports the total number of confirmed cases is now 190.

3 more Appleton residents test positive for COVID-19

TUESDAY 6/16/2020 5:00 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) -The Appleton Health Department has received notice of three additional residents testing positive for coronavirus.

Health officials say all of the residents live in Outagamie County and are being isolated at home.

Officials say one of the residents contracted the virus through contact with a known case and two other residents acquired the virus through community spread.

The total number of confirmed cases is now 157 with 83 residents in isolation and 70 residents who had COVID-19 having been released from isolation.

Appleton coronavirus cases reach 154

MONDAY 6/15/2020

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Monday that eight additional residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

City officials say seven of the residents are from Outagamie County and one is from Winnebago County.

All of the patients are reported to be in isolation at home.

Health officials say four of the residents contracted the virus through contact with a known case and four patients acquired the virus through community spread.

The total number of confirmed cases is now 154 with 93 residents in isolation and 57 residents who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation.

Nine additional Appleton residents test positive for COVID-19

SATURDAY 6/13/2020

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Friday that nine additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

City officials report the city’s total of cases is now 146 with 93 residents in isolation and 48 residents who had COVID-19 having been released from isolation.

A total of four coronavirus related deaths have occured within the city limits.

Health officials say eight of the residents are from Outagamie County and one resident is from Calumet County.

Three of the patients contracted the virus through contact with a known case and five cases were community-acquired.

One of the cases is reported to still be pending investigation.

Seven of the residents are said to be isolated at home, one resident is being hospitalized, and one is still pending investigation.

Fourth confirmed coronavirus-related death in City of Appleton

WEDNESDAY 6/10/2020 7:11 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Wednesday that a resident in their 60s from Calumet County has died from COVID-19.

Officials say this is now the fourth virus-related death in the city.

The Appleton Health Department also shared that two additional residents tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 132.

The two residents who tested positive are said to be from Outagamie County and contracted the virus from having contact with a known case.

Health officials say both of the patients are in isolation at home.

Three more residents test positive for COVID-19 in Appleton

TUESDAY, 6/9/2020 4:43 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department reported on Tuesday that three more residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

All three residents are said to live in Outagamie County and are being isolated at home.

Health officials say one of the patientscontracted the virus due to contact with a known case and another one was determined to be community acquired.

The City of Appleton says its total number of confirmed cases is now 130, with 86 residents in isolation, and 41 residents have been released from isolation.

City of Appleton reaches 127 coronavirus cases

MONDAY 6/8/2020 5:24 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Monday that four additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since Saturday.

Health officials confirm that all four of the residents live in Outagamie County and three of the patients are being isolated at home.

The health department says two residents contracted the virus from coming in contact with known cases, one case was community-acquired, and one is still pending investigation.

City officials say the total number of confirmed cases is now 127. Currently, there are 83 residents in isolation, 41 residents have been released from isolation and three residents have passed away from the virus.

Seven Appleton residents test positive for coronavirus on Saturday

SUNDAY 6/7/2020 8:45 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Seven additional residents in the City of Appleton tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday.

City officials shared that one patient contracted the virus through contact with a known case, four patients acquired the virus through community spread, and two are still pending investigation.

Health officials reported that six of the residents live in Outagamie County and one resident lives in Calumet County.

All of the individuals are said to be isolated at home.

The Appleton Health Department said the total number of confirmed cases is now 123.

City of Appleton totals 116 coronavirus cases

SATURDAY 6/6/2020 8:13 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Friday that two additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

One of the residents is reported to live in Outagamie County and the other is from Winnebago County.

City officials determined that one of the patients acquired the virus from contact with a known case and the other contracted the virus from a community spread.

Health officials say that both patients are being isolated at home.

The total number of confirmed cases in the city is 116 with 72 residents in isolation and 41 residents who had the virus have since been released.

Two more cases of coronavirus confirmed in Appleton

TUESDAY 6/2/2020 3:30 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department reported on June 2 that two additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

Both residents are said to live in Outagamie County and are being isolated at home. Both patients are reported to have acquired the virus through a community spread.

City officials say the total of confirmed cases is now at 104, 60 residents are in isolation,41 residents who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation, and three residents have passed away from the virus.

More than 100 Appleton residents have tested positive for coronavirus

MONDAY 6/1/2020 3:17 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on June 1 that three additional residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

Health officials say two of the patients live in Outagamie County and one of them is from Calumet County.

According to city officials two residents are being isolated at home and one is being hospitalized. Two of the residents contracted the virus from having contact with a known case and one contracted the virus through community spread.

The City of Appleton now has a total of 102 confirmed COVID-19 cases with 58 residents currently in isolation and 41 residents that had the virus have been released.

Additional resident tests positive for COVID-19 in Appleton

WEDNESDAY 5/27/2020 3:33 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton has confirmed on Wednesday that a resident has tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 96.

Health officials report that the patient lives in Outagamie County and contracted the virus through contact with someone with the virus.

The resident is said to be in isolation at home.

City of Appleton reaches 95 confirmed cases of coronavirus

TUESDAY 5/26/2020 4:59 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Tuesday that over Memorial Day weekend seven additional residents had tested positive for COVID-19.

Health officials say four of the residents live in Calumet County and the other three residents live in Outagamie County.

City officials report that two residents are being hospitalized and five arebeing isolated at home.

Appleton Health Department notes that five of the patients acquired the virus due to contact with someone with a known case and one patient contracted coronavirus due to community spread.

One case is still pending investigation.

The city states the total number of confirmed cases has reached 95.

City of Appleton confirms 8 additional coronavirus cases

SUNDAY 5/24/2020 3:22 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton confirmed on Sunday that eight additional residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

According to the Appleton Health Department, two of the residents are from Calumet County, five are from Outagamie County, and one resident is from Winnebago County.

Health officials report that of the eight patients, six of them acquired the virus through community spread and the other two contracted the virus through contact with a person confirmed to have COVID-19.

The city says one of the patients is being hospitalized while the other seven residents are in isolation at home.

City officials say the total number of confirmed cases has jumped from 80 cases on Friday to 88 positive cases as of Sunday.

Health officials note that 53 residents are in isolation, 32 residents who had coronavirus have been released from isolation, and a total of three patients have died due to the virus.

Appleton COVID-19 case total hits 80

FRIDAY 5/22/2020 4:42 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – An additional Appleton resident has tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the city’s confirmed case total to 80.

In a Friday update, the Appleton Health Department says there are currently 45 residents in isolation while 32 residents are no longer in isolation. A total of 3 Appleton residents have died after testing positive for the virus.

The latest resident to test positives lives in the Calumet County portion of the city and contracted the virus through community spread and is isolated at home.

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Three additional Appleton residents test positive for coronavirus

TUESDAY 5/19/2020 3:15 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department was informed on Tuesday that three more residents have tested positive for the coronavirus.

The City of Appleton now records that there are 71 confirmed cases within the city.

Officials say two of the residents that tested positive are from Calumet County and the other resident is from Outagamaie County.

Health officials note that 45 residents are currently in isolation and 23 residents who previously had the virus have since been released.

City of Appleton reaches 68 confirmed cases of coronavirus

MONDAY 5/18/2020 4:52 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton confirmed on Monday that two more residents have tested positive for coronavirus bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 68.

Health officials report one of the patients lives in Outagamie County and resides in Calumet County.

The City says the source of infection is still under investigation for one of the residents while the other resident contracted the virus through community spread and is hospitalized.

The Appleton Health Department says there are currently 42 residents in isolation, 23 residents who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation, and three residents have passed away from the virus.

Third Appleton resident with coronavirus dies, five new cases reported

MONDAY 5/18/2020 7:04 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – A third Appleton resident who tested positive for coronavirus has died, according to the Appleton Health Department.

The death – a resident in their 80s – comes after Wisconsin reported no new coronavirus-related deaths on Sunday. Wisconsin hasn’t seen a day with no new coronavirus deaths since March.

The Appleton Health Department says it received notice of five additional residents testing positive for the virus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 66. Officials say 41 residents are in isolation and 22 have been released from isolation.

All five of the new cases are residents of Outagamie County. Three of the cases are the result of community spread, one was acquired through contact with a person confirmed to have coronavirus, and one case remains under investigation. The residents are all in isolation.

“We can assume that while the number of positive cases continues to rise, there are still more cases in Appleton, which have not been confirmed,” officials said in a release. “Following guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and CDC will help slow the spread of the virus.”

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Two additional Outagamie County residents test positive for coronavirus

FRIDAY 5/15/2020 3:11 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton announces that two additional residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

On Friday, city officials confirmed that two residents of Outagamie County have tested positive for the virus. Both patients are said to have acquired coronavirus through community spread.

Health officials say one of the patients is in isolation and the other is being hospitalized.

The city reports that it now has 61 total confirmed cases and there are 37 residents in isolation.

The health department notes they are conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the patients.

Two more residents test positive for coronavirus in Appleton

THURSDAY 5/14/2020 3:34 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton confirmed on Thursday that two additional residents have tested positive for coronavirus.

City officials say one of the patients lives in Outagamie County and the other is from Calumet County.

Health officials say one of the individuals acquired the virus through community spread and is being hospitalized.

According to the dealth department, they are investigating the source of infection for the other patient.

The city reports that there are now 59 confirmed cases in the area with 36 residents awaiting in isolation and 21 individuals who had the virus being released from isolation.

Appleton records that two residents have died from the virus.

Second coronavirus related death reported in City of Appleton

Editors Note: The City of Appleton gave an update on Wednesday at 7:04 p.m. indicating the resident who had tested positive for COVID-19 resides in Outagamie County. City officials also updated the number of residents in isolation to 35.

WEDNESDAY 5/13/2020 7:08 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton announced on Wednesday that a resident in their 70’s has died from COVID-19.

The Appleton Health Department says this is the second coronavirus related death in its area.

The health department also confirmed on May 13 of an additional resident who has tested positive for COVID-19 bringing the total of confirmed cases to 57.

City officials report that the resident lives in Outagmie County and is currently in isolation.

According to the City of Appleton, 35 residents are now in isolation, and 20 residents who had coronavirus have since been released from isolation.

Five additional cases of coronavirus confirmed in City of Appleton

FRIDAY 5/8/2020 3:33 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Five additional cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the City of Appleton.

On May 8, City of officials say five residents have tested positive for COVID-19.

Authorities say of the new cases, three residents live in Outagamie County and two live in Calumet County.

The city reports that two of the cases were acquired through contact with individuals that were confirmed to have COVID-19 and another two cases were acquired through community spread.

Officials say one of the cases remains under investigation.

The patients are all reported to be in isolation.

The City of Appleton says it now totals 49 confirmed cases, with 34 residents currently in isolation, and 14 residents who had tested positive for coronavirus have been released from isolation.

Officials report that one resident has passed away from the virus.

3 new confirmed cases of coronavirus in Appleton, 44 total

THURSDAY 5/7/2020 3:42 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department received notice Thursday of three additional residents testing positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 44.

City officials say all three residents live in the Outagamie County portion of the city. The cases were acquired through contact with individuals confirmed to have COVID-19. The residents are in isolation.

Two new confirmed coronavirus cases bring Appleton total to 40

TUESDAY 5/5/2020 3:33 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department received notice Tuesday of two additional residents testing positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 40. There are currently 25 residents in isolation, two residents under investigation, and 12 residents who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation. One resident has passed away from the virus.

Both residents live in the Outagamie County portion of the city. The source of infection is still under investigation for both residents.

Eight new confirmed coronavirus cases bring Appleton total to 38

MONDAY 5/4/2020 3:14 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department has confirmed eight new cases of coronavirus within the city, bringing the total confirmed cases to 38. Of the total cases, 27 are in isolation while 10 have since been released from isolation. The city’s virus-related death toll remains at one.

Appleton health officials say seven of the residents who have recently tested positive live in Outagamie County while one lives in Calumet County. Six of the eight new cases were exposed through contact with a person confirmed to have coronavirus and two are the result of community spread. All eight are in isolation.

The health department says it is conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with anyone who had close contact with the ill individuals.

“Close contacts will be educated about self-monitoring their health status by our health department nurses. They will be required to do daily symptom and temperature checks, as well as quarantine themselves for 14 days as a precaution.”

Two more cases bring Appleton coronavirus case total to 30

FRIDAY 5/1/2020 2:59 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Two additional City of Appleton residents have tested positive for the coronavirus, bringing the city’s confirmed case total to 30.

Of the city’s 30 cases, 19 residents are currently in isolation. Ten residents who have the virus are no longer in isolation.

Health officials say the two newest cases are residents living in the Winnebago County portion of the city. Both are attributed to community spread. One resident is in isolation at home while the other is hospitalized.

Appleton health officials are conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with anyone who had close contact with the individuals. Those who may have been in close contact will be educated about self-monitoring their health status and will be required to do daily symptom and temperature checks, as well as quarantine themselves for 14 days as a precaution.

“We can assume that while the number of positive cases continues to rise, there are still more cases in Appleton, which have not been confirmed. We ask everyone to continue to follow the Safer at Home emergency order,” health officials said in a Friday release.

7 new cases of coronavirus in Appleton

THURSDAY 4/30/2020 3:48 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department says seven more residents have tested positive for COVID-19, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 28.

The city says there are currently 18 residents in isolation. Nine residents who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation. One resident has passed away from the virus.

According to city officials, six residents live in the Outagamie County portion of the city, while one resident lives in Calumet County. Three cases were acquired through contact with a person confirmed to have COVID-19. Four cases are the result of community spread. All residents are in isolation.

The health department is conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individuals. Close contacts will be educated about self-monitoring their health status by our health department nurses. They will be required to do daily symptom and temperature checks, as well as quarantine themselves for 14 days as a precaution.

City officials continue to ask everyone to continue to follow the Safer at Home emergency order.

Two news coronavirus cases confirmed in Appleton, city total now at 18

TUESDAY 4/28/2020 8:32 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department has confirmed two new cases of coronavirus, bringing the city’s total case count to 18.

City officials say of those 18 cases, 10 are currently in isolation, 7 have been released from isolation, and one Appleton resident has died due to coronavirus-related complications.

There is no word yet one which county those two new cases reside in.

Appleton coronavirus case count reaches 16 confirmed, 9 residents now in isolation

SUNDAY 4/26/2020 8:10 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – On April 25, the Appleton Health Department confirmed the city’s 16 case of coronavirus.

City officials say the resident is in isolation bringing the city total to nine residents in isolation due to the virus..

The City of Appleton reports, six residents who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation and there has been one virus-related death.

Appleton says the patient allegedly acquired the virus through contact with a person confirmed to have COVID-19.

Appleton coronavirus case count hits 15, eight residents now in isolation

THURSDAY 4/23/2020 5:40 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department has confirmed a 15th positive case of coronavirus. This is the fifth case confirmed this week.

Health officials say there are now eight Appleton residents in isolation, six who have been released from isolation, and one who has passed away due to coronavirus-related complications.

The latest resident to test positive lives within the Calumet County portion of the city and is in isolation. Appleton health officials say this person was exposed through community spread.

“Our health department is conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individual. Close contacts will be educated about self-monitoring their health status by our health department nurses. They will be required to do daily symptom and temperature checks; as well as quarantine themselves for 14 day as a precaution.”

As of Thursday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services have confirmed six total positive cases in Calumet County.

Appleton health officials confirm two new coronavirus cases, bringing total to 14

THURSDAY 4/23/2020 10:12 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Two more Appleton residents have tested positive for coronavirus, bringing the city’s total to 14.

According to the Appleton Health Department, in total, there are currently seven residents in isolation, six who have been released from isolation, and one resident who has passed away due to coronavirus-related complications.

The two newest cases live in Outagamie County and are both in isolation. Health officials say these individuals acquired the virus through contact with a person who had already tested positive.

The City of Appleton has confirmed four total new cases of coronavirus just this week.

The Appleton Health Department is conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with those who may have had close contact with the individuals.

“While the number of positive cases continue to rise, we can assume there are still more cases in Appleton which have not been confirmed,” health officials say. “We ask everyone to continue to follow the Safer at Home emergency order. Following guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and CDC will help slow the spread of the virus.”

City totals 12 confirmed positive cases of coronavirus

WEDNESDAY 4/22/2020 5:00 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton confirmed on April 22 of an additional resident has tested positive for coronavirus.

The city says the Appleton Health Department was notified of the resident who tested positive for COVID-19, now bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 12.

The City of Appleton says the patient lives in the Outagamie County portion of the city and is in isolation. The case is said to have been acquired through community spread.

City officials say five residents are currently in isolation, six who had COVID-19 have been released from isolation, and one resident who has passed away from the virus.

The City of Appleton notes their health department is conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the patient.

City confirms 11th case of coronavirus

TUESDAY 4/21/2020 4:20 p.m.

The City of Appleton has confirmed on Tuesday the an additional positive case of COVID-19 in its area.

The Appleton Health Department says they were notified of a resident who had tested positive for the virus bringing their case total to 11.

Officials say the patient lives in Outagamie County and contracted the virus through contact with a confirmed COVID-19 individual. The resident is reported to be in isolation.

The health department notes that it is conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individual.

The City of Appleton says, “While the number of positive cases continues to rise, we can assume there are still more cases in Appleton which have not been confirmed. We ask everyone to continue to follow the Safer at Home emergency order. Following guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and CDC will help slow the spread of the virus.”

Two more cases confirmed bringing city total to 10

SAUTRUDAY 4/18/2020

Two more cases of coronavirus have been confirmed in the City of Appleton.

According to the Appleton Health Department, on Saturday they were notified of two residents testing positive for COVID-19. These results now bring the total number of confirmed cases in the city to 10.

Officials say both residents live in the Outagamie County portion of the city and both of the cases were acquired through community spread.

Appleton Health Department reports the residents are in isolation and health officials are conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individuals

Appleton Coronavirus: City confirms first virus-related death

TUESDAY 4/7/2020 11:09 a.m.

The City of Appleton has confirmed its first coronavirus-related death.

According to health officials, an Appleton man in his 80s who was hospitalized passed away on Monday.

At this time, the Appleton Health Department says four of Appleton’s seven reported cases are considered active.

City confirms two more cases, total now at seven

MONDAY 4/6/2020 3:00 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – Appleton health officials have confirmed two additional cases of coronavirus, bringing the city’s total to seven.

According to a tweet from the City of Appleton, both patients are Outagamie County residents and remain in isolation. One of those patients reportedly acquired the virus from a known case in the area. The other remains under investigation.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirmed 2,240 cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin, including 22 in Outagamie County, on Monday.

City confirms fourth and fifth case of coronavirus

SATURDAY 4/4/2020 2:20 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department announced on Saturday the fourth and fifth cases of COVID-19 in the City of Appleton.

According to the City, one of the new cases is a resident of Outagamie County and the other is a resident of Calumet County.

City officials say both patients, “Contracted the virus through community spread.”

Authorities say both residents are in their homes in isolation and are following all recommendations to prevent contact with others.

The City said its health department is currently conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individuals.

Officials say those who had close contact will be educated about self-monitoring their health status by local health department nurses. They will also be required to do a daily symptom and temperature check, and a 14-day self-quarantine as a precaution

City confirms third case, first two said to be recovered

FRIDAY 4/3/2020 12:19 p.m.

The City of Appleton has confirmed its third positive coronavirus case in the city. It is the first case acquired through community spread, according to health officials.

The first two residents with coronavirus in the city have been recovered, according to health officials.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirmed 1,730 cases of coronavirus across the state on Thursday, April 2. Updated numbers are expected to be released around 2 p.m. Friday.

City confirms second case of coronavirus

MONDAY 3/30/2020 10:28 a.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The City of Appleton has confirmed its second positive case of coronavirus.

According to a Monday morning release, the patient lives in Outagamie County and contracted the virus while traveling. The resident remains in isolation at home.

“Our health department is currently conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individual. Close contacts will be educated about self-monitoring their health status by our health department nurses. They will be required to do daily symptom and temperature checks; as well as quarantine themselves for 14 days as a precaution,” according to a release.

Appleton officials go on to say that there are likely more cases in Appleton than have been confirmed. Residents are encouraged to adhere to the Safer At Home order.

As of Sunday, the Wisconsin Department of Health confirmed over 1,100 cases of coronavirus in the state, including 6 cases in Outagamie County.

Appleton has first confirmed case of coronavirus

WEDNESDAY 3/18/2020 5:05 p.m.

APPLETON, Wis. (WFRV) – The Appleton Health Department received notice Wednesday from the State Department of Health Services, that a person in Appleton has tested positive for COVID-19.

The affected person contracted the virus through domestic travel; to an area already experiencing community spread.

The resident remains home in isolation. The resident has been compliant with all requests from our health department and is following all recommendations to prevent contact with others.

The health department is currently conducting contact investigations to identify and follow-up with any people who had close contact with the ill individual. Close contacts will be educated about self-monitoring their health status by our health department nurses. They will be required to do daily symptoms and temperature checks; as well as quarantine themselves for 14 days as a precaution.

To minimize the spread of the virus, the health department is recommending people postpone or cancel travel to areas experiencing community spread of COVID-19. This includes both international and domestic travel to states and communities with high rates of transmission.

During this time, the city is strongly recommending that high-risk individuals 60 or older, or those with heart disease, diabetes or lung disease, stay at home, except for physician visits, to get food or to go outdoors for exercise.

For all other community members, the city is recommending minimizing contact with individuals in the high-risk group as much as possible and maintaining a six-foot distance from others.

The city is also recommending that residents follow the guidelines from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and the CDC; to protect themselves and help slow the spread of the virus.

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