Wright County Public Health has released its weekly COVID-19 dashboard today and the total number of Wright County cases has topped 17,000. There were 204 new reported cases (the most in one seven-day period since June 10) with nine cases that required hospitalization, two that required Intensive Care Unit treatment and one death. The two highest single-day reported cases were Aug. 17 and Aug. 19 – the two highest single-day totals since May. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, Wright County has recorded 17,028 confirmed cases, 724 cases that required hospitalization, 142 that required ICU treatment and 156 deaths attributed to COVID.
To see the full dashboard, which includes the age range of cases, zip code maps of cases and case rates, click here: https://experience.arcgis.com/experience/026d05fb250c47e08ceb0700bfcd00ee.
To see the Minnesota Department of Health’s COVID data and statistics, click here: https://mn.gov/covid19/