TUESDAY 4/21/2020 9:18 a.m.
OCONTO COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – Another Oconto County residents has tested positive for coronavirus, according to state health officials.
Oconto County now has five total confirmed cases of the virus. Nearly 200 Oconto County residents have tested negative.
Over 4,400 Wisconsinites have tested positive for the virus as of Monday.
Oconto County coronavirus case total reaches 4
MONDAY 4/20/2020 7:58 a.m.
OCONTO COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – Four Oconto County residents have tested positive for coronavirus, according to state health officials.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says 194 Oconto County residents have tested negative for the virus.
Over 4,300 Wisconsinites have tested positive for coronavirus and 220 have died due to coronavirus-related complications.
Wisconsin Coronavirus: First confirmed case of coronavirus in Oconto County
FRIDAY 3/27/2020 4:30 p.m.
(WFRV) – Wisconsin health officials have confirmed the first case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) in Oconto County.
Health officials are investigating how the person may have become infected, and will be contacting individuals who may have had close contact with the patient. To protect patient privacy and ensure compliance with Federal HIPAA laws, additional details about the patient are not being released by health officials.
“We are in daily contact with this individual to monitor their symptoms and ensure they are receiving support to be able to isolate at home. The Oconto County Health Department is ready to deal with this situation and will continue to work with Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and our local partners to make sure our community remains safe and healthy.” said Deb Konitzer, Oconto County Health Officer.
“The best thing people can do is practice every day good health habits – cover your coughs and sneezes by coughing into your upper sleeve, wash your hands often, and stay home if you’re sick. Everyone should be following the Safer at Home order provided by Governor Evers which limits all non-essential travel and prohibits social gatherings. These efforts can help to slow the spread of the virus.” adds Konitzer.
Prior to the new case in Oconto County, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services released its daily update. The total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has risen to 842.