49-year-old Juneau County man dies of Covid-19

A 49-year-old Juneau County man with no underlying conditions has died of Covid-19, according to the Juneau County Health Department. 

The health department stated in its Tuesday announcement, “We send our condolences to all who have losted love ones during the pandemic. This Juneau County family lost their father, husband, brother and son. He left behind four children, his wife, and other loved ones. His wife asked we share the following message: ‘Everyone that is not vaccinated, please get your vaccine. My husband would still be alive if he was vaccinated.”

Twenty Juneau County residents have died of Covid-19 since the start of the pandemic. At present, the county has 113 active cases, seven of whom are hospitalized. 

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