Residents in West Allis, Oak Creek, Kenosha test positive for coronavirus

Updated: 4:00 p.m. on March 16, 2020

OAK CREEK, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A resident of Oak Creek has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, according to the Oak Creek Health Department. 

The individual is currently isolated and has followed all recommendations made by the Oak Creek Health Department. 

A 59-year-old Kenosha County woman has also tested positive for coronavirus, according to Kenosha health officials.

The woman has no travel history and is currently under self-quarantine.


WEST ALLIS, Wis. (CBS 58) -- A West Allis resident has tested positive for the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), according to the West Allis Health Department on Monday, March 16. 

The health department says the individual had recently returned to the United States from international travel.Upon returning to the United States, the individual was experiencing symptoms consistent with potential COVID-19 exposure and immediately went to a Milwaukee area hospital for evaluation. 

The individual is now under self-quarantine at home. 

"While a person’s chances of getting sick from COVID-19 in Wisconsin are low right now, we would like people to follow public health recommendations to prevent widespread illness in the future. Stay home as much as possible, avoid large gatherings, and frequently wash your hands," West Allis health officials said. 

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