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Two deaths from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 52 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Two deaths were reported Sunday to add 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 52 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Friday afternoon, 1,054 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals.

Of those, 242 are in the ICU according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 1,832 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 5,630 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, 472,862 or 93.3 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. Two of the cases are in intensive care. 

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

  • 0-9: 0
  • 10-19: 2
  • 20-29: 4
  • 30-39: 2
  • 40-49: 5
  • 50-59: 3
  • 60-69: 8
  • 70-79: 1
  • 80-89: 0
  • 90+: 1

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

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,086 (+8)11.57
Crawford1,594 (+6) 134.86
Grant4,260 (+12)7717
Jackson2,467 (+4) 18 9.71
La Crosse10,717 (+26)6369.71
Monroe3,694 (+19)25 28.14
Trempealeau3,113 (+11)30 15.14
Vernon1,631 (+5)32 (+1) 10.14

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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