UPDATE: Chippewa County Health Department holds COVID-19 update
CHIPPEWA FALLS, Wis. (WEAU) - The Chippewa County Department of Public Health gave a COVID-19 update.
6,543 positive test results, 6% are active and 93% are recovered
7 day average is currently at 34%
72 county residents have died
From Jan. 10 through the 16, 695 tests completed, 249 positive results
Seven residents currently in the hospital
25% of ICU beds are available
3,014 have received the vaccine, which is on track to where the department wanted to be at this time
Vaccines in the county are ramping up and they are hoping to do more than 1,000 per week going forward
The health department has not yet given out second doses of the vaccine yet, but they will start the first week of February, they added that some hospitals may be giving second doses this week
Metrics say the risk level is still high
65+ vaccine clinic to be held next week, no waitlist or sign up sheet at this moment
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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