Death toll continues to rise as 2021 gets underway
January 6, 2021
The COVID-19 death toll in Vernon County reached 35 on December 30. On the same day 24 new cases were confirmed after just five were registered one day earlier. There were seven people on record as being hospitalized for COVID-19 on Dec. 28. That dropped to six on Dec. 30.
In Monroe County, the number of fatalities has remained at 27 for several days. The last confirmed COVID-19 death in Monroe County was reported on Dec. 23. Like the neighboring county to the south, there was a drop in posi...