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Sheboygan County teen among 19 COVID deaths reported Monday


The state of Wisconsin reported 10 COVID deaths on Monday, including one person from Sheboygan County who was aged between 10 and 19, bringing the total death toll to 4,711. An additional 102 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes. With lower numbers of death certificates being processed over the holiday weekend, the seven-day average of reported deaths has fallen to 42.

The death reported in Sheboygan County today was the youngest to date in that county, and only the second person under 20 reported to have died of COVID in Wisconsin. The first was Isai Morocho of Madison, who died over the Thanksgiving weekend.

No additional details about the young person from Sheboygan County were available as of Monday afternoon.

The state also reported just under 5,200 new coronavirus tests on Monday, of which 1,335 were positive, for a positive test rate of 25.8 percent.

The seven-day positive rate for all people ticked up to 24.6 percent and the positive rate for all tests increased just slightly to 8.2 percent. The number of active cases continued its steady decline and is now just under 29,000 — about 6.1 percent of the 472,119 total cases the state has confirmed to date.

The seven-day average of new cases per day fell slightly to 2,257.

The number of people currently hospitalized due to COVID in Wisconsin went up slightly to 1,113, 25 more than Sunday. Of those, 237 are in an intensive care unit.

The table below shows new cases, new cases per 100,000 residents and new deaths for each county. Click on the header of any column to sort the data by that column.