FOX VALLEY AREA REGIONAL NEWS: Calumet County, Fond du Lac County, Outagamie County, Winnebago County

Outagamie County reports first death due to coronavirus

Coronavirus

OUTAGAMIE COUNTY, Wis. (WFRV) – On April 3, the Outagamie County Public Health (OCPH) reported the first death due to COVID-19 in the area.

According to OCPH Officer Mary Dorn, “We are saddened by the loss of a community member, and we extend our heartfelt sympathies to their loved ones and friends.”

She continues, “With community spread occurring in our communities, we must practice social distancing, maintain good hygiene, and other Safer At Home Order guidance to prevent the continued spread of the disease.”

According to the Wisconsin Department of Health’s daily update, as of 2 p.m. on April 3, there have been 1,912 confirmed positive cases of coronavirus and 37 COVID-19 related deaths reported in Wisconsin.

To read about how you can help prevent the spread of COVID-19 according to health experts click here.

WISCONSIN CORONAVIRUS COVERAGE

WFRV COVID-19 Coverage | Confirmed cases in Wisconsin
Tracking coronavirus | Local health experts talk coronavirus
Stimulus check calculator| Local businesses hiring during outbreak

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

More Don't Miss

Coronavirus News

More Coronavirus

Trending Stories

Your Local Election HQ

More Election

Local Sports

Boys soccer teams punch tickets to state

HS Football: Fond du Lac runs away from Kimberly; De Pere, Omro finish unbeaten

Blizzard win 49-29 over Xtreme

Small Springs, Big Fish: Billy Schrauth garnering blue-chip interest

Bay Port and Notre Dame advance to boys soccer spring sectional semifinals

De Pere Girls Cross Country