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Manitowoc County COVID-19 case total surpasses 30

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THURSDAY 5/28/2020 8:57 a.m.

MANITOWOC CO., Wis. (WFRV) – Over 30 cases of coronavirus have been reported in Manitowoc County, according to a Wednesday update.

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County health officials say there are 25 active cases of the virus within the county while 10 residents have recovered. One Manitowoc County resident has died after testing positive for the virus. A total of 2,307 negative tests have been conducted within the county.

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Manitowoc Co. COVID-19 case total nears 30

THURSDAY 5/21/2020 7:06 a.m.

MANITOWOC CO., Wis. (WFRV) – Manitowoc County’s coronavirus case total has exceeded 25, according to public health officials.

In a Wednesday update, the Manitowoc County Health Department confirmed 20 active cases of coronavirus within the county while 6 residents are considered to have recovered from the virus. One Manitowoc County resident who tested positive for coronavirus has died.

Over 15 total coronavirus cases confirmed in Manitowoc County

WEDNESDAY 5/6/2020 8:37 a.m.

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – Over 15 Manitowoc County residents have tested positive for coronavirus, according to county health officials.

According to a Tuesday update, 17 total positive cases have been confirmed in the county – only one of which has been declared recovered. The county reported its first coronavirus-related death in late April.

There have been over 8,500 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin.

Manitowoc County coronavirus case total reaches 11

TUESDAY 4/28/2020 12:00 p.m.

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – Manitowoc County’s coronavirus case total has reached 11, according to the Manitowoc County Health Department.

As of Monday, 320 Manitowoc County residents have tested negative for the virus. The county reported its first coronavirus-related death on Sunday.

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Manitowoc County Health Department confirms first coronavirus-related death

SUNDAY 4/26/2020 1:36 p.m.

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc County Health Department confirmed on Sunday that a resident died Saturday night due to the coronavirus.

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Health Officer Mary Halada said, “We are saddened by this death and our hearts go out to the family, friends, and community.”

Halada continued, “We strongly encourage our residents to follow the Safer at
Home Order extension unless activities are essential. That is the best way to prevent the spread
of COVID-19 and protect the health and safety of our community.”

The health department is informing the community that people with confirmed infections have a range of symptoms, from little to no symptoms to people being severely sick and dying. They add that many of the symptoms are mild, with no fever.

Because of the range in symptoms, Manitowoc County is reminding residents that they can still spread the virus to others even if they have mild or no symptoms visible.

Individuals with symptoms are being encouraged to contact their health care provider for an evaluation and possible testing.

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Nine positive coronavirus cases confirmed in Manitowoc County

FRIDAY 4/24/2020 11:11 a.m.

Manitowoc County health officials have confirmed nine positive coronavirus cases within the county.

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As of Thursday, county health officials confirmed 268 Manitowoc County residents have tested negative for coronavirus.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services confirmed over 5,000 positive cases within the state.

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Manitowoc County coronavirus case total reaches seven

MONDAY 4/20/2020 7:49 a.m.

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – A total of seven Manitowoc County residents have tested positive for coronavirus, according to county health officials.

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As of Sunday afternoon, 207 Manitowoc County residents have tested negative for the virus.

There are over 4,300 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin, includign 220 deaths.

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Five total cases of coronavirus confirmed in Manitowoc County

THURSDAY 4/16/2020 7:37 a.m.

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – A fifth Manitowoc County resident has tested positive for coroanvirus.

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As of Wednesday afternoon, Manitowoc County health officials say 188 residents have tested negative for the virus.

Community spread has been declared in the county as of last week.

“It remains very important that people stay home and only go out for essential reasons, avoid private gatherings, wash their hands often, cover coughs & sneezes, and stay home from work if they feeling sick. Social distancing is working to flatten the curve and ensure our local hospitals are not overwhelmed, but it’s too soon to ease up on social distancing or we could still see a significant spike in the future. This latest case is a reminder that the virus continues to spread and that we must remain vigilant,” said Travis Waack, Emergency Services Director.

As of Wednesday, over 3,700 Wisconsinites have tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Manitowoc County coronavirus case total now at four

MONDAY 4/13/2020 4:39 p.m.

MANITOWOC CO., Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc County Health Department has confirmed a fourth case of coronavirus as of Monday afternoon.

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The county reported its first case on April 3. No other information is available regarding these cases.

As of Monday afternoon, Wisconsin has over 3,400 confirmed cases and 154 who have died due to coronavirus-related complications.

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County total climbs to 3

TUESDAY 4/7/2020 10:16 a.m.

MANITOWOC CO., Wis. (WFRV) – The Manitowoc County Health Department says there are now three positive cases of coronavirus in the county as of Monday, April 6.

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A total of 123 coronavirus tests have been completed in the county and 120 have come back negative.

On Monday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services has confirmed 2,440 cases of coronavirus in the state and 77 deaths.

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Original Story: First case confirmed by officials

FRIDAY 4/3/2020 5:07 p.m.

MANITOWOC COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – The first case of coronavirus has been confirmed in Manitowoc County.

The county health department says the first patient has been in self-quarantine since shortly after their symptoms developed.

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“We are in daily contact with the individual to monitor their symptoms and ensure they
are receiving support to be able to isolate at home,” said Mary Halada, Health Officer.

If you are experiencing symptoms of fever, cough or shortness of breath, the Manitowoc County Health Department asks that you contact your primary care provider first.

Local coronavirus hotlines are Aurora Medical Center at 1-866-443-2584 or Holy Family Memorial at 920-320-3333.

The health department has investigated 124 suspect coronavirus cases and has received 101 negative test results as of Friday at 2:00 pm.

The Manitowoc County Health Department and the Wisconsin Department of Health
Services (DHS) responsibilities include:

  • Identifying and contacting anyone who has been in close contact with a person who has COVID-19. These people are asked to quarantine themselves for 14 days from their exposure and will be monitored for fever and respiratory symptoms. Close contacts with symptoms are tested for COVID-19.
  • Providing guidance to clinicians regarding testing.
  • Preparing Wisconsin for community spread of COVID-19

Earlier this afternoon, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services updated the confirmed cases of coronavirus in the state.

According to the DHS, there are 1,912 confirmed cases in Wisconsin as of April 3. To read more on that story visit the daily update here.

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