(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 747 positive coronavirus cases in Wednesday’s daily update. There are 8,402 active cases in the state, a decrease of 124 from Tuesday. Active cases make up 1.5-percent of the 561-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 546-thousand recoveries.
State health officials recorded 25 deaths bringing that total to 6,342. Deaths account for 1.1-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 4.6-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized. Of the two-million people who have died worldwide, the CDC says 503-thousand people have died in the United States.
Dodge County has experienced 155 deaths and 11,374 cases, a one-day increase of eight positive tests. Health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 123 people, three fewer than on Tuesday.
Washington County has seen 133 deaths, two more than on Tuesday, along with 13,700 cases to date.
Fond du Lac County reported on death for a total of 93 with 11,934 positive tests on record; 167 are active cases.
The state says Jefferson County has recorded three additional deaths bringing their total to 79 and 7,838 cases to date.
Columbia County has reported 51 deaths and 5,005 positive tests; there are 56 active cases.
Green Lake County has 18 deaths with 1,524 cases on record; 11 cases have been reported in the last two weeks.
–Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Health website