Tuesday, October 19, 2021

TOP 10: Wisconsin counties with most and least Covid cases per 100,000 residents


New York Times (above and below)


Mapped.  White boxes indicate counties with highest numbers, yellow boxes counties with lowest numbers.


16 counties reported more new Covid cases than in previous week.



10/16/2021 update starts here




White boxes indicate counties with highest numbers, yellow boxes counties with lowest numbers.


The good news is that Wisconsin's 7-day average of new Covid cases has decreased by 27% since the beginning of October.



October 11 update starts here

White boxes indicate counties with highest numbers, yellow boxes counties with lowest numbers.

New York Times (boxes added) 



55 of Wisconsin's 82 counties are at extremely high risk of Covid spread.


October 6 update starts here

New York Times (boxes added)


The top 10 counties that have the highest number of Covid cases per 100,000 residents are all solidly positioned in Trump's America.  In 6 of the counties, Trump won at least two-thirds of the vote in 2020.




October 2 update starts here



5 of the above counties are in the top 10 for largest percentage of the vote in 2020.  And three counties on the table below have the lowest percentage of fully vaccinated residents:  Taylor (31%), Clark (33%), Rusk (36%).   The state average is 57%.


Dane County, the state's bluest and most vaccinated, has the lowest number of Covid cases per 100,000 residents,



Original 9/30/2021 post starts here

(dots indicating highs and lows added)


All of the above counties are solidly in the GOP column.  In fact, they all became extremely Trumpy in 2016 and doubled down on their errant ways in 2020.




Geraldine Kiester Ristau (1930-2021) Warren High School class of 1948

 

1948 Dragon yearbook

Source
Donald Lewis Funeral Home

Geraldine's high-school activities:
Stenographers' Club (4); Latin Club (2).

1967 Warren City Directory
1983 Warren City Directory 
  • ditto

The popularity of Geraldine as a baby name is graphed here.  Let's take a look at Eugenia.


Source:
  Social Security Administration

Eugenia had a modest bit of success during the early years of the 20th century when she spent 16 years (1910-1924, 1926) in the top 300, peaking at #260 in 1915 and 1919. 

Other class of '48 graduates (36):
2021
James Stearns.  (10/4)
Wyllis Mead, (8/16)

2020
James Suppa.  (12/23)

2019
Helen Yarzabek.  (11/7)
Betty Fitzgerald Bearfield.  (10/29)
Georgia Ann Valentine Kargle.  (7/26)
Shirlie Jean Kauffman.  (5/22)
Joanne Swanson Massa.  (2/23)

2018
Joanne Chester.  (11/13)
Betty Burke Dickinson.  (9/1)
Stephen Cosmano.  (8/29)
Beulah Fox Boll.  (3/16)

2017
Phyllis Miller Maze. (12/27)
Dorothy Anderson Turner.  (9/27)
Margaret Mathyer Conroy.  (4/26)

2016
Ruth Figliuzzi.  (11/5)
Donna Mack Schuler.  (3/19)

2015
Carol Jean Niver Hampson.  (10/22)
Frank Marlett.  (9/13)
John Giltinan.  (7/6)
Lela Nichols Akeley.  (6/24) 

2014
Ella Atwell Blum.  (12/24) 
Betty Carlson Johnson.  (10/26)
H. Kent Peterson.  (10/1)
Kenneth Lundahl.  (9/21)

2013 
Carl Leave.  (12/26)

Headline News: Wonder if there's any connection

 


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