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MKE County: COVID-19 Continues to Decline
MKE County

COVID-19 Continues to Decline

But the rise of new variant raises worries that this won't last.

MKE County: New COVID-19 Cases Declining
MKE County

New COVID-19 Cases Declining

But County's transmission rate continues to tick up, threatening current virus suppression.

Bucks, Brewers Prepare Pandemic Safety Plans

Bucks, Brewers Prepare Pandemic Safety Plans

Bucks' plan submitted to city health department include 25% capacity at Fiserv Forum.

MKE County: COVID-19 Transmission Ticks Up in Milwaukee
MKE County

COVID-19 Transmission Ticks Up in Milwaukee

New case numbers are going down, but small changes in data trends point to a rise in transmission.

MKE County: COVID-19 Cases Decreasing in Milwaukee County
MKE County

COVID-19 Cases Decreasing in Milwaukee County

County saw half of all COVID-19 deaths in last three months.

MKE County: COVID-19 Being Suppressed Countywide
MKE County

COVID-19 Being Suppressed Countywide

New daily cases are going down and the transmission rate indicates community suppression.

MKE County: COVID-19 Upward Trend Continues
MKE County

COVID-19 Upward Trend Continues

After trending down throughout December, cases are on the rise.

GOP Legislators Criticize State’s Vaccine Rollout

GOP Legislators Criticize State’s Vaccine Rollout

Republicans want faster, wider rollout. Evers says state needs more vaccine.

MKE County: COVID-19 Spread Increasing Again
MKE County

COVID-19 Spread Increasing Again

Disease spread was trending downward, but is now accelerating.

MKE County: COVID-19 Trending Down, Deaths Still High
MKE County

COVID-19 Trending Down, Deaths Still High

Data shows new cases going down, but deaths remain high.

MKE County: Officials “Cautiously Optimistic” About Stabilizing Case Numbers
MKE County

Officials “Cautiously Optimistic” About Stabilizing Case Numbers

Public health officials are worried that dropping case numbers are a data problem, and not actually a lessening burden of disease.

MKE County: After Stabilizing, COVID-19 Could Be Rising
MKE County

After Stabilizing, COVID-19 Could Be Rising

COVID-19 cases have trended down in recent weeks. Now signs show it could be heading back up.

MKE County: COVID-19’s Spread Not Slowing Down
MKE County

COVID-19’s Spread Not Slowing Down

COVID-19's spread continues to accelerate, as hospital resources dwindle.

Thanksgiving Could Worsen State’s Pandemic

Thanksgiving Could Worsen State’s Pandemic

Public health officials offer ways to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 during the holidays.

MKE County: Spread of COVID-19 Accelerating
MKE County

Spread of COVID-19 Accelerating

Hospital systems are being pushed close to their limits.

MKE County: COVID-19 Deaths Increasing
MKE County

COVID-19 Deaths Increasing

The current rate of disease is unsustainable for local hospitals.

MKE County: COVID-19 Trending Terribly in Milwaukee
MKE County

COVID-19 Trending Terribly in Milwaukee

Cases are rising and show no sign of slowing down.

More COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations in Milwaukee Now Than Ever Before

More COVID-19 Cases and Hospitalizations in Milwaukee Now Than Ever Before

Cases and hospitalizations are rising, but not deaths.

MKE County: Rapid Increase of COVID-19 in Milwaukee
MKE County

Rapid Increase of COVID-19 in Milwaukee

Transmission rate and positive testing rate shoot back up.

MKE County: Hospitalizations Going Up, Transmission Rate Going Down
MKE County

Hospitalizations Going Up, Transmission Rate Going Down

Milwaukee still has a high disease burden, but signs of slowing emerge.

MKE County: COVID-19 Numbers Approaching Recent Peak
MKE County

COVID-19 Numbers Approaching Recent Peak

Not enough testing being accessed in the City of Milwaukee.

MKE County: It’s Not College Students Driving Disease
MKE County

It’s Not College Students Driving Disease

Young people, aged 25-39, are pushing the spread of COVID-19 right now.

COVID-19 Increasing in Milwaukee County, Again

COVID-19 Increasing in Milwaukee County, Again

Data shows a spike in cases and transmission of the coronavirus. Presumed cause is universities.

MKE County: COVID-19 Spread Stable, But Testing Declining
MKE County

COVID-19 Spread Stable, But Testing Declining

Young people continue to drive transmission. Health officials concerned by low testing numbers.

MKE County: COVID-19 Positivity Rate Higher in Children Than Adults
MKE County

COVID-19 Positivity Rate Higher in Children Than Adults

Parents sending COVID-19 positive children to school, obstructing disease investigations.

County Seeing Downward COVID-19 Trend

County Seeing Downward COVID-19 Trend

Major indicators show disease declining in Milwaukee County.

Milwaukee County Continues To Suppress COVID-19

Milwaukee County Continues To Suppress COVID-19

COVID-19 is going down locally.

Milwaukee County Currently Suppressing COVID-19

Milwaukee County Currently Suppressing COVID-19

New cases continue to go down as R-value is below 1.

Milwaukee’s COVID-19 Cases, Transmission Rate Dropping

Milwaukee’s COVID-19 Cases, Transmission Rate Dropping

But we can't let up now, or we risk losing what little progress has been made.

Daily COVID-19 Growth Slowing in Milwaukee County

Daily COVID-19 Growth Slowing in Milwaukee County

But deaths and hospitalizations are growing.

Milwaukee County Suburbs Posting Record COVID-19 Case Counts

Milwaukee County Suburbs Posting Record COVID-19 Case Counts

Public Health officer says personal decisions on mask wearing and social distancing can affect local disease rates.

COVID-19 Growing Fastest in Suburbs

COVID-19 Growing Fastest in Suburbs

Milwaukee County suburbs outpacing city in transmission rate, but both are climbing.

COVID-19 Case Rate Increasing In County

COVID-19 Case Rate Increasing In County

A key indicator changed to red as the positive case rate rises among younger people.

COVID-19 Cases Exploding Among Younger Population

COVID-19 Cases Exploding Among Younger Population

COVID-19 in Milwaukee County appears stable, for now. But the disease remains widespread and is not being suppressed.

County Seeing Uptick in Positive COVID-19 Tests

County Seeing Uptick in Positive COVID-19 Tests

Young people are seeing an increase in cases of COVID-19.

COVID-19 Metrics Trending Positively in Milwaukee County

COVID-19 Metrics Trending Positively in Milwaukee County

But cases surging among teenagers and young adults.

Bars and Restaurants Can Reopen Friday in Milwaukee

Bars and Restaurants Can Reopen Friday in Milwaukee

Revised order will loosen restrictions

COVID-19 Spreading Faster Out State Than In Milwaukee County

COVID-19 Spreading Faster Out State Than In Milwaukee County

COVID-19 cases are growing slower in Milwaukee County, compared to the WOW counties and the rest of the state.

Hispanics Now Have Greatest Number of COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee

Hispanics Now Have Greatest Number of COVID-19 Cases in Milwaukee

Also, county's poorest are more than 2.5 times as likely to contract COVID-19.

Milwaukee Releases Five Criteria To Open Up

Milwaukee Releases Five Criteria To Open Up

Barrett and Kowalik have phased plan to reopen city. Revised order allows gyms to open.

Milwaukee Allows Salons, Barbershops To Reopen

Milwaukee Allows Salons, Barbershops To Reopen

New order is similar to the order issued by Milwaukee suburbs Wednesday night.

National Guard Tests 1,919 at City Sites

National Guard Tests 1,919 at City Sites

'Phenomenal' response to two COVID-19 test sites yesterday, more guard members had to be added.

Election’s Impact on County’s COVID-19 Cases Unclear

Election’s Impact on County’s COVID-19 Cases Unclear

Final report shows 54 cases, but might be low or high, many questions remain.

Milwaukee County Struggling To Pass COVID-19 Peak

Milwaukee County Struggling To Pass COVID-19 Peak

After a peak in early April there was a drop in COVID-19 transmission, but the rate again climbed

Officials Want Physicians To Request More COVID-19 Tests

Officials Want Physicians To Request More COVID-19 Tests

Testing capacity is more than triple what's being requested. Officials want doctors to test more people.

Daily: 166 New Cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 3,721 Total
Daily

166 New Cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 3,721 Total

Death toll reaches 182