UPDATE: Chippewa County Health Department holds COVID-19 update
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - Chippewa County health officials have updated their COVID-19 numbers.
Risk level for the county is still high, according to the Department of Public Health.
584 positive, 182 increase this week
102 cases are considered active
482 people have ever been released from isolation
27 teachers and students have tested positive
25 people have ever been hospitalized, currently the county has five people in the hospital
245 cases over the age of 40
340 cases under the age of 40 who have tested positive.
Cadott School District officials say they are modifying homecoming events to make sure the students can still celebrate and be safe.
When asked about the increase of cases, roughly 100 new confirmed cases in a week, health officials say it is worrying.
The Chippewa County Department of Public Health is scheduled to hold a COVID-19 update at 10 a.m.
To watch the livestream, click here.
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