The city of Racine COVID-19 Update April 5, 2021
- United States: 30,735,626 confirmed, 555,226 deaths
- Wisconsin: 580,184 confirmed, 2,749,514 negative, 6,640 deaths
- Central Racine County Health Department: 12,760 cases (combined confirmed and probable), 65,413 negative, 210 deaths
- City of Racine Public Health Department: 9,456 cases (combined confirmed and probable), 47,414 negative, 116 deaths
- Racine County total: 22,216 cases (combined confirmed and probable), 112,827 negative, 326 deaths
Updates of the week of April 5:
- Starting today, April 5, all Wisconsin residents age 16 and older are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Read more here.
- The Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine is the only COVID-19 vaccine currently approved for individuals 16 and 17 years of age.
- There are several COVID-19 vaccine options in Racine County and plenty of appointments available. Click the links below to learn more.
- Community-based vaccination clinic at Regency Mall
- Health care providers:
- Local pharmacies:
- Health Departments:
- The Wisconsin National Guard is conducting drive-thru COVID-19 testing at Festival Hall in the City of Racine on Mondays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-register by visiting https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov/en-US/. Health care providers and pharmacies also continue to provide COVID tests. For community testing locations, call 211 or visit the Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ community testing page.
- As of today, April 5, 59,850 Racine County residents (30.5 percent of the population) had received at least one dose of the vaccine. 35,952 residents (18.3 percent) have completed the vaccine series.
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.