COVID (use this one)

Here are the coronavirus statistics and headlines for Sheboygan County and Wisconsin for the week of Monday, Oct. 12, through Friday, Oct. 16.

This week's statistics:

Sheboygan County

Change in total confirmed cases: 568 cases from Monday (2,896) to Friday (3,464)

Change in active cases: 211 cases from Monday (455) to Friday (666)

Change in recovered cases: 171 cases from Monday (1,789) to Friday (1,960)

Change in deaths:  0 deaths from Monday (20) to Friday (20)

Change in negative tests reported: 1,989 tests from Monday (43,645) to Friday (45,634)

Wisconsin

Change in total confirmed cases: 13,994 cases from Monday (152,192) to Friday (166,186)

Change in deaths: 100 deaths from Monday (1,474) to Friday (1,574)

This week's headlines

• Wisconsin was specifically mentioned as a growing concern in a report by the White House Coronavirus Task Force. According to the report, the state has the seventh highest rate in the country for test positivity, likely a result of "low adherence to mitigation measures" 

• Sheboygan County surpassed 3,000 confirmed cases this week.

• The Sheboygan Area School District announced Tuesday that it will move all schools to online learning next week.

• Kettle Moraine Correctional Institute's number of confirmed cases increased from 632 on Monday to 818 Friday. No new cases were reported on Monday or Tuesday, likely due to testing result delays as the count jumped 64 cases on Wednesday, 58 cases Thursday and an additional 64 cases were reported on Friday.

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