The City of Racine COVID-19 Update August 31, 2020
Confirmed coronavirus cases
- United States: 6,014,013 confirmed, 183,312 deaths
- Wisconsin: 75,603 confirmed, 1,172,854 negative, 1,122 deaths
- Central Racine County Health Department: 1,794 confirmed (+91 from last week), 197 probable (+0), 29,511 negative (+1,243), 57 deaths (+4):
- City of Racine Health Department: 2,180 confirmed (+52 from last week), 238 probable (+4), 22,909 negative (+937), 32 deaths (No Change)
- Racine County total: 3,974 confirmed (+143 from last week), 435 probable (+4), 52,420 negative (+2180), 89 deaths (+4)
- Positive test percentage: 7%
Updates for the week of August 31:
- Racine County’s case rate continues to fall, though the county remains in the “high risk” category. Wearing face coverings outside your home, maintaining social distance, not holding or attending large gatherings, staying home if sick, and practicing good hygiene will help us continue to make strides in containing the virus and protecting our fellow community members.
- The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has a map of community testing sites in Wisconsin that can be found here. Health care providers including Ascension, Froedtert and Aurora also continue to provide COVID-19 tests by appointment. For more information:
For Racine County updates on the COVID-19 outbreak, please visit www.racinecounty.com/coronavirus. The City of Racine coronavirus webpage can be found at www.racinecoronavirus.org. The Central Racine County Health Department’s COVID-19 page is www.crchd.com/covid-19.
For national information on COVID-19, please go to the Centers for Disease Control’s website: www.cdc.gov/coronavirus.
You can also find current information on the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website, which has guidance that is updated regularly for travel, self-quarantine, and school districts, among other important information: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/disease/covid-19.htm.