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Wisconsin Update: 37 more dead from COVID-19; 122 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Thirty-seven 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.

DHS also reported 122 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 988 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, down 29 from the day prior.

Of those, 225 are in the ICU, up 4 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 2,134 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 5,293 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, 480,112 or 93.6 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 33 people, or one more 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. None are currently in intensive care. 

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

  • 0-9: 6
  • 10-19: 7
  • 20-29: 17
  • 30-39: 16
  • 40-49: 13
  • 50-59: 10
  • 60-69: 8
  • 70-79: 4
  • 80-89: 2
  • 90+: 2

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

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,132 (+31)13
Crawford1,610 (+10) 135.86
Grant4,290 (+8)7712.71
Jackson2,476 (+4) 19 (+1) 6.71
La Crosse10,902(+85)64 60
Monroe3,742 (+11)26 21.29
Trempealeau3,140 (+8)31 11.71
Vernon1,640 (+2)328.29

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

Find additional COVID-19 coverage here.

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