A month ago Burnett County had five confirmed cases of COVID-19. That number has now reached 30.
Of those 30, 17 of the cases have been identified as recovered. According to Burnett County Public Health, there have been 1,816 negative test across county residents with 129 cases still being monitored.
On Friday, Burnett Public stated in a press release they had identified seven locations in Burnett and Polk counties where at least one individual with COVID-19 had been present.
• Jed’s Laker Lounge (Siren): August 8, 9 p.m.-12 a.m. and August 10, 7-8:30 p.m.
• Pour House (Siren): August 8, 7-9 p.m.
• Sweeny’s Bar & Grill (Webster): August 8, all day
• Midtown Tavern (Siren): August 8, midnight to close
• Frederic Golf Course (Frederic): August 9, all day
• Tim’s Black and Orange (Webster): August 10, 8:30-10 p.m.
• The Tap (Webster): August 10, 10 p.m. – 1:30 a.m.
“If you were at any of these places during the provided time frames AND are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, stay home, do not go to work and contact a healthcare provider to be tested,” the press release stated. “The potential exposure means that an individual or individuals that tested positive for COVID-19 were at the location on the times given, and you may have been exposed.”
The Sentinel reached out to the County Health officials regarding the exposure and received no response prior to press time.
There will be more drive-thru testing available at the St. Croix Tribal Health Clinic on Wednesday Aug. 19. The testing is open to public at the clinic, 4404 State Road 70, from 8:30 a.m – 2 p.m.
The first testing was back in May at the Highway Department. Testing was done by the National Guard and they collected 130 samples.
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