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Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 5, 2020: 98 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 98 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Sunday afternoon. That’s 1 more positive than Saturday. There has been 1 COVID-19 death in Kenosha County The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,267 positive tests statewide with 68 deaths as of Sunday. That’s 12 […]

Kenosha County reports first COVID-19 death

Kenosha County has had its first reported death from COVID-19. Kenosha County Medical Examiner Patrice Hall said in a news release that the deceased individual is an 85- year-old male city of Kenosha resident who had multiple underlying health issues. The patient, who died in a local hospital, is not being identified to protect the […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 4, 2020: 97 positive

Note: The total for Kenosha County has been updated from an earlier version due to new data — DH The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 97 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Saturday afternoon. That’s 7 more positives than Friday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,112 positive […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 Q&A, April 4, 2020

The Kenosha County Joint Information Center is continuing to provide answers to the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19. Here is the session in video form, followed by a written synopsis: Share54Tweet54 Shares

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 3, 2020: 90 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 90 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday evening. That’s 11 more positives than Thursday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,916 positive tests statewide with 37 deaths as of Friday. That’s 6 additional deaths since Thursday. The Kenosha County Division of […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 2, 2020: 79 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 79 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday evening. That’s 22 more positives than Wednesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,730 positive tests statewide with 31 deaths as of Thursday. That’s 7 additional deaths since Wednesday. The Kenosha County Division of […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update April 1, 2020: 57 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 57 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Wednesday afternoon. That’s 1 positive more than Tuesday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,550 positive tests statewide with 24 deaths as of Wednesday. That’s 8 additional deaths since Tuesday. The Kenosha County Division of […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 30, 2020: 36 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 36 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday afternoon. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,221 positive tests statewide with 14 deaths as of Monday. That’s one additional death since Sunday. The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 29, 2020: 30 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 30 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of noon Sunday. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 1,112 positive tests statewide with 13 deaths as of Sunday. The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case of COVID-19 coronavirus on March 16. […]

Kenosha County Joint Information Center starts Q&A on COVID-19

From the Kenosha County Joint Information Center: In the interest of providing answers to the community’s most frequently asked questions about COVID-19, the Kenosha County Joint Information Center has implemented a question-and- answer program. The Kenosha County Division of Health is accepting questions by email at COVID19@kenoshacounty.org. The most frequently asked questions will be answered […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 28, 2020: 28 positive

Note: The numbers in this report were updated with new info for Kenosha County at about 6:30 p.m. Graph also was updated — DH The Kenosha County Division of Health is reporting 28 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Saturday afternoon. DHS is reporting 989 positive tests statewide with 13 deaths as […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 27, 2020: 23 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 23 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Friday. DHS is reporting 842 positive tests statewide with 13 deaths as of Friday. The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case of COVID-19 coronavirus on March 16. In Lake County, Ill., where many […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 26, 2020: 19 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 19 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Thursday. DHS is reporting 707 positive tests statewide with 8 deaths as of Wednesday. The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case of COVID-19 coronavirus on March 16. In Lake County, Ill., where many […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 24, 2020: 13 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 13 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Tuesday. Kenosha County is one of 8 counties statewide that has been identified as having community spread. Community spread “means that there are people who have tested positive, and it is unknown what their exposures have been. […]

Kenosha County officials urge adherence to state stay at home order

From a news release from the Kenosha County Emergency Management COVID-19 Virus Joint Information Center: Local officials (Tuesday) urged residents to comply with Gov. Tony Evers’ order to stay in their homes to help slow the spread of COVID-19. “We need to keep each other safe by staying at home,” said Kenosha County Executive Jim […]

Governor issues stay at home order through April 24; exceptions listed in order

Gov. Tony Evers has directed the Department of Health Services to issue a stay at home order for Wisconsin, part of the effort to slow the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus. The order is set to go into effect Wednesday at 8 a.m. and remain in effect until April 24. The purpose of the order is […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 23, 2020: 12 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 12 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Monday. Kenosha County is one of 8 counties statewide that has been identified as having community spread. Community spread “means that there are people who have tested positive, and it is unknown what their exposures have been. […]

Wheatland town meetings cancelled; town hall unavailable for rental; voting still taking place

All Wheatland town meetings and gatherings are cancelled until further notice in an effort to control the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus, town Clerk Sheila Siegler has announced. Town facilities cannot be rented for March and April and possibly further into the year, depending on the Covid-19 emergency. Town hall is open for in-person absentee voting. […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 22, 2020: 10 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 10 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Sunday. That is double the total number of positive tests reported Saturday. Kenosha County is one of six counties statewide that has been identified as having community spread. Community spread “means that there are people who have […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 21, 2020: 5 positive

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 5 positive COVID-19 test results in Kenosha County as of Saturday. Kenosha County is one of six counties statewide that has been identified as having community spread. Community spread “means that there are people who have tested positive, and it is unknown what their exposures have been. […]

Twin Lakes Village Hall closed to public due to COVID-19 guidelines

The following announcement was posted on the Twin Lakes village website: The Village of Twin Lakes is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is adhering to the National, State and Kenosha County Health Department guidelines. The Village Hall will be closed to the public starting March 18, 2020 until further notice with the exception of […]

Kenosha County explains COVID-19 testing guidelines

Wonder who gets tested for COVID-19 and why? Here is some information on that topic from the Kenosha County Division of Health: Due to a national shortage of COVID-19 laboratory testing materials, the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene and the Milwaukee Health Department Laboratory are limiting testing to the highest-priority patients and health care workers. […]

Salem Lakes closes village offices; contact staff via phone or email

The following notice was issued by the village of Salem Lakes regarding closure of village hall and how to contact village personnel during the COVID-19 crisis: The Village Administrator and the Village Board is closely monitoring the coronavirus (COVID-19) and is adhering to the National, State and Kenosha County Health Department guidelines. The Village offices […]

Salem School student tests positive for COVID-19

A student at Salem School has tested positive for COVID-19 coronavirus, the school announced in a letter to parents dated Tuesday. The statement also was posted on the school’s website. Students and teachers likely in direct contact with the student will receive additional information, the letter says. You can read the entire letter here. As […]

Kenosha County COVID-19 cases update March 17, 2020: 4 positive

The Kenosha County Division of Health announced Kenosha County’s first case of COVID-19 coronavirus on Monday. On Tuesday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 4 positive test results here. Kenosha County is also just one of just three counties statewide that has community spread. Community spread “means that there are people who have […]

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