Local COVID-19 numbers for April 13-19

New COVID-19 cases were in the single digits last week in both Winnebago and Kossuth counties, as local infection rates remain low. Winnebago had a 7-day positivity rate of 4%, with six new positive tests, bringing the countywide total to 1,465. No additional deaths were reported in the county, as the total remains at 31.

In Kossuth County, the 7-day positivity rate was 3%, with nine new positive tests being recorded. There have been 2,246 positive tests in the county since the pandemic began. Kossuth County reported two additional deaths linked to COVID-19, for a total of 63.

Vaccination efforts slowed last week due to a pause in the administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. In Winnebago County, 2,462 have completed a two-dose vaccination series, while 444 have received a single-dose vaccine. In Kossuth County, 4,135 people have completed their two-dose vaccination series, and 400 have received a single-dose vaccine.



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