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Five deaths from COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 56 more hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Five deaths were reported Monday of people who have died in Wisconsin because of COVID-19, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

One death was a La Crosse County resident according to the Coulee COVID-19 Collaborative. It is the 64th death of a county resident from COVID since the beginning of the pandemic.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 56 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Sunday afternoon, 973 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals. That's 81 fewer than the day before.

Of those, 219 are in the ICU according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association, a drop of 23 from the previous day.

There have been 1,456 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 3,998 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, 474,830, or 93.4 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 40 people, or one fewer than yesterday, are hospitalized in the Western Region of the state, which is comprised of Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, and Crawford counties. There are currently no cases in intensive care. 

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

  • 0-9: 0
  • 10-19: 1
  • 20-29: 16
  • 30-39: 13
  • 40-49: 13
  • 50-59: 7
  • 60-69: 8
  • 70-79: 0
  • 80-89: 0
  • 90+: 0

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

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,092 (+6)11.71
Crawford1,594 (+0) 134.57
Grant4,263 (+3)7715
Jackson2,468 (+1) 18 9.57
La Crosse10,775 (+58)64 (+1)66.86
Monroe3,712 (+18)25 28.86
Trempealeau3,123 (+10)30 13.86
Vernon1,635 (+4)3210.57

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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