TUESDAY 7/7/2020 7:11 a.m.
WAUSHARA CO., Wis. (WFRV) – Waushara County’s coronavirus case total has surpassed 30, according to a Monday update.
Of Waushara County’s 33 cumulative cases, county health officials say 23 are considered recovered. Over 2,900 negative tests have been reported in the county.
Waushara Co. COVID-19 case total exceeds 25
WEDNESDAY 7/1/2020 7:47 a.m.
WAUSHARA CO., Wis. (WFRV) – Over 25 positive cases of coronavirus have been reported in Waushara County, according to a Tuesday update.
County health officials say 26 total positive cases have been reported – 20 of which are considered to have recovered. Over 2,600 negative tests have been reported within Waushara County.
Waushara Co. COVID-19 case total surpasses 10
TUESDAY 6/9/2020 9:46 a.m.
WAUSHARA, Co., Wis. (WFRV) – Waushara County’s coronavirus case total has surpassed 10, according to a Monday update.
County health officials say 13 positive tests have been reported within Waushara County – eight are considered recovered. Over 1,400 negative tests have been reported in the county.
Waushara County coronavirus case total nears 10
TUESDAY 5/19/2020 10:56 a.m.
WAUSHARA CO., Wis. (WFRV) – Waushara County’s coronavirus case total has reached 7, according to a Monday updated.
Of the 7 confirmed cases, health officials say four have recovered. In total, 549 Waushara County residents have tested negative for the virus.
Four confirmed cases of coronavirus in Waushara County, two considered recovered
WEDNESDAY 5/6/2020 8:10 a.m.
WAUSHARA COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – There are now four confirmed positive cases of coronavirus within Waushara County.
According to Waushara County Public Health, two of those four cases have recovered. Over 200 county residents have tested negative for the virus.
Community testing sites will open in Waushara County starting on May 12 in Wild Rose. Details for three other community testing sites have not yet been released.
There are more than 8,500 confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin, according to the Department of Health Services.
Officials confirm second case of coronavirus in Waushara County
TUESDAY 4/14/2020 8:51 a.m.
WAUSHARA CO., Wis. (WFRV) – The Waushara County Health Department has confirmed the county’s second positive case of coronavirus.
This case comes over a week after the county confirmed its first case. A total of 83 Waushara County residents have tested negative for the virus.
As of Monday afternoon, Wisconsin has 3,428 confirmed cases.
Original Story: Officials confirm first case
SUNDAY 4/5/2020 12:46 p.m.
WAUSHARA COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) and Waushara County Health Department announced on April 5 the first positive case of coronavirus in the county.
Waushara County Health Department says the patient is in isolation.
According to the county’s health department, it is working with DHS to prevent the spread of COVID-19 by identifying and contacting anyone who has been in close contact with the patient. These people are being asked to quarantine themselves for 14 days from their time of exposure.
Officials report all close contacts have already been notified.
Waushara County says, “While this information may make residents feel uneasy, it was not unexpected and there is no reason to panic.”
The health department notes some ways its residents can help prevent the spread of coronavirus when out in the community, “Now more than ever, it is important to stay at home and practice social distancing if you must go out.”
Waushara County is advising its residents to take the following steps:
- Stay at home.
- Limit physical interactions with people.
- Keep at least 6 feet apart from others and avoid physical contact.
- Limit the amount of time you spend making essential trips to the grocery store or to pick up medications.
- Make essential trips no more than once a week.
- Wash your hands often with soap and water.