Brown, Door counties have high community levels of COVID-19

Posted at 3:26 PM, Jun 10, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-10 16:26:37-04

GREEN BAY (NBC 26) — Brown and Door Counties have a high community level of COVID-19, according to the most recent data on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website.

As of Friday morning, the CDC has designated Brown County as having a high spread, meaning they have a high rate of cases. In Brown County, the case rate per 100,000 population is 226.05. CDC data says new COVID-19 admissions per 100,000 population is 10.6 as of Friday. The percentage of staffed inpatient beds in use by patients with confirmed COVID-19 in Brown County is 3.8%.

The CDC numbers in Door County are roughly the same, with the case rate being only a few dozen cases lower than in Brown County.

When an area has a high spread, the CDC recommends wearing a mask indoors in public and on public transportation, staying up to date with COVID-19 vaccines and getting tested if you have symptoms. Consider taking additional precautions if you are at high risk for severe illness, the CDC says.