Four new COVID-19 related deaths have been reported by the Dodge County Department of Health.
According to the latest update provided on Wednesday, 14 people in Dodge County have now died as a result of the virus.
You can view the latest information from the Dodge County Public Health Department here: https://www.co.dodge.wi.gov/government/departments-e-m/human-services-health-department/coronavirus-information
The news comes as Wisconsin hit a record number of hospitalizations for COVID-19 on Wednesday.
According to data provided by the Wisconsin Hospital Association, there were 509 people hospitalized with COVID-19 on Wednesday. That’s higher that the previous high-point of 446 back on April 9, 2020.
You can view the latest information from the Wisconsin Hospital Association here: https://www.wha.org/Covid-19Update
Due to the rise in cases in and around Dodge County, the Dodge County Public Health Department has advised residents to adhere to Phase I recommendations of the Safe Restart Plan.
Those recommendations include limiting indoor capacity at bars and restaurants to 25% and limiting private gatherings to 10 people or less.
More information on the Dodge County Safe Restart Program can be found here: https://www.co.dodge.wi.gov/government/departments-e-m/human-services-health-department/coronavirus-information/dodge-county-safe-restart