The number of COVID-19 cases in Langlade County continues to rise, according to information from the Langlade County Health Department.

According to numbers released at 2 p.m. Friday, there were 34 more positive cases and 81 either quarantined or isolated since it reported numbers two days earlier.

There are three people currently hospitalized.

The department also reported 2,288 total confirmed positive test results, 203 total antigen positive test results and 51 deaths (confirmed and antigen positive).

The burden of illness for the previous two weeks was 485.4 per 100,000, which means very high case activity. Statewide, the burden of illness is 463.3 per 100,000.

The state vaccination rate of at least one dose is 55.5%, while the county is at 47.3%.

Total first and second doses administered to Langlade County residents is 17,227.

Officials with the Unified School District of Antigo report staff and students diagnosed with COVID stands at 0.91%. Until that percentage reaches 2%, masks will continue to be recommended and not required.

Three staff members are confirmed positive, two at Antigo Middle School and one at Antigo High School.

There are 17 students with confirmed cases. These include three at East Elementary, four at North Elementary, six at the middle school and four at the high school.

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