COVID-19 Numbers Creep Up In FDL County

The COVID-19 numbers in Fond du Lac County continue to creep up. The FDL County Health Department reported almost a dozen new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, and 9 new active cases.

Just two cases were reported as released, while almost 360 negative tests were processed. There are no hospitalizations in the county as of Thursday, while the county has tallied 129 deaths associated with COVID-19 since March of 2020.

The positivity rate in the county has almost tripled in the past few weeks as well, with a 3.1 rate reported on Thursday. That mirrors the state numbers, with DHS reporting a 3.0% positivity rate.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 242 new confirmed cases on Thursday, 44 new probable cases and 1 new reported death. COVID-19 activity is listed as high in 29 counties, while 38 counties are listed as medium and 5 counties are in the low category.