Covid-19 cases in Wright County continue to “go up steadily” according to Sandy McGrath of the Emergency Operations Center. She told the board of supervisors Monday that the number of infected person has risen about four dozen over the past week.

  McGrath said the cases are widespread across the county and not necessarily traced to a single event or location. The positive rate for county schools stands over 13 percent. The alert category would change if positives reach 15%.

14-Day Positive Covid-19 Case Rate (Changes Daily)

Oct. 6 Oct. 13

Wright 14.4%

Cerro Gordo 6.4%

Franklin 2.9%

Hamilton 11.6%

Hancock 9.6%

Hardin 10.3%

Humboldt 13.3%

Kossuth  11.8%

Webster  11.2%

Winnebago 1 8.9%

Covid Cases as of Oct. 13

Wright County (+46) 662

Cerro Gordo Co. (+64) 1,183

Franklin County (+10) 363

Hamilton County (+44) 391

Hancock County (+33) 249

Hardin County (+49) 377

Humboldt Co. (+47) 250

Kossuth County (+49) 379

Webster County (+165) 1,563

Winnebago County (+23) 368

Statewide as of Oct. 13

Persons tested 867,771

Positive cases 100,632 (up 7,184 from last week)