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Wisconsin Update: 49 more dead from COVID-19; 149 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Forty-nine more people were added Tuesday 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. One death each was reported in Monroe and Trempealeau counties according to DHS.

DHS also reported 149 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Monday afternoon, 1,017 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, up 18 from the day prior.

Of those, 221 are in the ICU, up 2 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 2,790 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 3,846 negative results.


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

(App users, see the daily reports and charts HERE.)

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 477,460 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 32 people, or eight 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. One person is currently in intensive care. 

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

  • 0-9: 3
  • 10-19: 6
  • 20-29: 7
  • 30-39: 9
  • 40-49: 2
  • 50-59: 4
  • 60-69: 4
  • 70-79: 3
  • 80-89: 3
  • 90+: 1

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

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,101 (+9)11.14
Crawford1,600 (+6) 135.14
Grant4,282 (+19)7715.43
Jackson2,472 (+4) 18 8.14
La Crosse10,817 (+42)64 61.57
Monroe3,731 (+19)26 (+1) 26
Trempealeau3,132 (+9)31 (+1) 13.57
Vernon1,638 (+3)3210

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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