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Covid-19 update for 10/5

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Percent positives in Sheboygan County continue to be on the high end (See graph below). There were 198 total cases reported over the weekend and Monday. There have been 19 total deaths. There are 295 active cases, 11 are hospitalized.

Of the 2,369 total confirmed cases in Sheboygan County, 65% have recovered and are no longer ill.

The Kohler/Town of Sheboygan census tract is now over 100 cases at 110 total.

As of last Thursday, there were 31 facility-wide investigations. Eight were at long-term care facilities, one at group housing, two at healthcare facilities, three at workplaces, 18 at schools. There have been a total of 508 cases at Kettle Moraine Correctional Institute.

The nursing homes where investigations took place include,

  • Pine Haven-Haven Drive Campus
  • Rocky Knoll Health Care Center
  • Sunny Ridge Nursing & Rehabilitation Center
  • Meadowview Health Services
  • Morningside Health Services
  • Plymouth Health Services

Schools include:

  • Cedar Grove Elementary
  • Elkhart Lake-Glenbeulah High
  • Grant Elementary
  • Howards Grove High
  • Kohler High
  • Longfellow Elementary
  • Oostburg Middle/High
  • Plymouth High
  • Random Lake High
  • Random Lake Middle
  • Sheboygan Falls Elementary
  • Sheboygan Falls Middle
  • Sheboygan Falls High
  • Sheboygan Central High
  • Sheboygan North High
  • Sheboygan South High
  • Sheboygan Lutheran High
  • Sheridan Elementary

Statewide, the percent positives remain high – above 20%. Hospitalizations and ICU admissions broke another record today with 782 hospitalized, and 209 in ICU. Those numbers began spiking around September 19th. Prior to that, the highest number of hospitalizations were 423 back in May. The graphic below from the Milwaukee Journel-Sentinal shows the recent spike.

Nationwide, the positivity ratio is still hovering around 5%.

Sheboygan County daily percent positives(Hover over bars on graphs below to see numbers)


Below: Click different tracts in Sheboygan County to see numbers of cases for those areas

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