The City of Racine COVID-19 Update on September 21, 2020
Confirmed coronavirus cases
- United States: 6,829,956 confirmed, 199,690 deaths
- Wisconsin: 102,498 confirmed, 1,337,627 negative, 1,244 deaths
- Central Racine County Health Department: 2,104 confirmed (+155 from last week), 217 probable (+12), 34,164 negative (+1,622), 61 deaths (+0)
- City of Racine Health Department: 2,351 confirmed (+95 from last week), 260 probable (+7), 26,498 negative (+1,280), 33 deaths (+0)
- Racine County total: 4,455 confirmed (+250), 477 probable (+19), 60,662 negative (+2,902), 84 deaths (+0)
- Positive test percentage: 6.8%
Updates for the week of September 21:
- The Central Racine County Health Department announced it will open a referral-only, limited-hours testing site for COVID-19. Target groups for testing include residents and people who work in the jurisdiction who are at the highest risk of disease transmissions, such as close contacts to a case and people associated with workplace/school outbreaks. Testing will be based on a referral process in which those eligible will be notified of this testing option.
- 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:
Froedtert: (414) 805-2000 or www.froedtert.com/telehealth
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.