Oneida County Reports Second Death Linked to COVID-19

Sep 11, 2020

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A second person from Oneida County has died because of COVID-19, according to the Oneida County Health Department.

It reported its first death on September 4.

The latest death was of a person in their 70s. The health department said the person had underlying health conditions.

To date, 260 people in Oneida County have tested positive for COVID-19. More than 86,000 people in the state of Wisconsin have tested positive. 1,197 Wisconsinites have died.

The health department said health officials across the state have seen a surge in cases in the last several weeks. Testing and contact tracing efforts have been ramped up locally and statewide.