Vernon County reports 50th Covid-19 death

The Vernon County Health Department reported Sept. 9 that a male resident in his 70s had died from Covid-19.

The health department press release stated, “Our team would like to express our deepest condolences to the family, friends, and those impacted by this loss of life.”

It continued, “To best protect yourself and others, stay home if you are sick, wear a fabric face covering when in public, practice social distancing by keeping at least six feet between yourselves and others, and practice good hygiene.”

It was Vernon County’s 50th death since the start of the pandemic. 

Also, the county had 47 new positive Covid-19 cases between Sept 3–8: 

• Three males between 0–9 years old

• Four males between 10–19 years old

• One male in his 30s 

• Three males in their 40s

• Three males in their 50s 

• Four males in their 60s 

• Four males in their 70s 

• Seven females between 10–19 years old 

• Three females in their 20s 

• One female in her 30s 

• Five females in their 40s 

• One female in her 50s 

• Five females in their 60s 

• Three females in their 70s

In all, the county has had 2,234 positive results since the start of the pandemic. Of those, 2,116 have recovered, seven are hospitalized, 61 are isolating at home, and 50 have died. 

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