Tuesday, Dec. 8: Monroe County reports 27 new cases and one death; Vernon County, 20 cases; and Juneau County, 14

Monroe County reported one Covid-19 death today, bringing its total to 20 since the start of the pandemic.

The health department stated, “Please, let’s honor their memories by doing what we can to stop the spread of Covid-19. Stay home as much as possible, wear a face covering if you must leave home, practice physical distancing, and avoid gathering with people you do not live with. Do it for your friends, your family, your coworkers, and your community.”

Also, the county had 27 new cases, resulting in a total of 2,956 since the start of the pandemic. Of those, 259 are active (13 are hospitalized), 2,677 have recovered, and 20 have died.

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Today, Vernon County had 20 new cases, all of whom are recovering at home:

• A male between 0–9 years old

• A male between 10–19 years old

• A male in his 20s

• Two males in their 50s

• Two males in their 60s

• A male in his 70s

• A female between 0–9 years old

• A female in her 20s

• A female in her 30s

• Two females in their 40s

• A female in her 50s

• Two females in their 60s

• Three females in their 70s

• A female in her 80s

Of the county’s total 1,288 cases, 1,066 have recovered, 13 are hospitalized, 186 are isolating at home, and 23 have died.

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Juneau County reported 14 new cases, bringing its total to 1,534, of which 284 are active (six are hospitalized), 320 have been released from isolation, 892 have recovered, and eight have died.

At the New Lisbon Correctional Institute, one new case was reporting, bringing the total number of active cases to six, of which two are hospitalized.

In all, the facility has had 530 cases since the start of an Aug. 15 outbreak.

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