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36 more dead from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 120 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Thirty-six more people were added Saturday to the total of those who have died in Wisconsin because of COVID-19, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 120 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Friday afternoon, 1,054 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, down 23 from the day prior.

Of those, 242 are in the ICU, down 2 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 3,046 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 5,568 negative results.


The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of both positive tests by day and test by person. (CHART)

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 445,886, or 88.3 percent, are considered recovered.

DHS now has a county-level dashboard to assess the COVID-19 activity level in counties and Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition regions that measure what DHS calls the burden in each county. View the dashboard HERE.

Information from DHS now provides a breakdown of their data in a new interactive map. It can show users' data by county, municipality, school district, or zip code. Find the map here.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said that 41 people are hospitalized in the Western Region of the state, which is comprised of Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, and Crawford counties. That is three fewer than yesterday. Two of the cases are in intensive care or a drop of one from the day before. 

98 new cases were announced on Friday in La Crosse County. They broke down demographically this way:

  • 0-9: 2
  • 10-19: 9
  • 20-29: 14
  • 30-39: 21
  • 40-49: 18
  • 50-59: 9
  • 60-69: 10
  • 70-79: 10
  • 80-89: 5
  • 90+: 0

Here is a look at the regional numbers from the DHS update: 

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,078 (+14)13.14
Crawford1,588 (+1) 134.57
Grant4,248 (+10)7716.86
Jackson2,463 (+18) 18 9.14
La Crosse10,691 (+98)6375.86
Monroe3,675 (+30)25 26.57
Trempealeau3,102 (+19)30 16.29
Vernon1,626 (+13)31 10.57

7-Day Average is per 100,000 people. Figures compiled by the WI. Dept. of Health Services or county health departments.

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