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Wisconsin Update: 45 more dead from COVID-19; 82 newly hospitalized


MADISON (WKOW/WXOW) -- Forty-five more people were added Thursday 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.

DHS said that one of the deaths was a La Crosse County resident.

Deaths for each day are reported by DHS HERE.

DHS also reported 82 people were newly-hospitalized.

As of Tuesday afternoon, 834 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, down 31 from the day prior.

Of those, 193 are in the ICU, down 10 from the day before, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. 

There have been 2,177 positive COVID-19 tests since yesterday in Wisconsin and 6,510 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, 498,368 or 94.4 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 29 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's the same as the day before. Two people are currently in intensive care.  

30 new cases were reported on Thursday in La Crosse County. The state also adjusted its statistics and removed one case from the totals. They broke down demographically this way:

  • 0-9: 4
  • 10-19: 3
  • 20-29: 5
  • 30-39: 6
  • 40-49: 2
  • 50-59: 8
  • 60-69: 1
  • 70-79: 1
  • 80-89: 0
  • 90+: 0

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

CountyCasesDeaths7-Day Avg.
Buffalo1,215 (+16)10.71
Crawford1,622 (+1) 141.43
Grant4,385 (+21)7812
Jackson2,514 (+7) 20 4.43
La Crosse11,193 (+30)69 (+1) 38
Monroe3,912 (+30)28 (+1)20.29
Trempealeau3,224 (+9)33 10.29
Vernon1,681 (+4)374.86

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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