Milwaukee COVID case burden rises, positivity dips


The Milwaukee Health Department (MHD) on Friday, Sept. 24 reported adjustments to COVID-19 tendencies for the previous week.

According to MHD, town noticed 351.6 circumstances consistent with 100,000 other folks. The case burden is up from the former week’s 277.6 circumstances consistent with 100,000. The gating standards stays within the “extreme transmission” class.

Percent positivity dropped to 9.1%, falling again into the “substantial transmission” class. The gating standards was once reported at 10% the former week.

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As of this week, 61.2% of Milwaukee citizens age 16 or older have won no less than their first dose of vaccine and 55.5% have finished their vaccination collection, MHD mentioned.

Saturday, Sept. 25 would be the ultimate day that COVID-19 trying out might be to be had at American Family Field. The new mass trying out website online is expected to be introduced subsequent week. In the intervening time, the Northwest and Southside Health Centers will obtain further workforce and sources to deal with the rise in trying out call for.

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