Active Coronavirus Cases See Downward Trend Locally, Statewide

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 4,034 positive coronavirus cases in Thursday’s daily update. There are 52,259 active cases in the state, a decrease of 2,340 from Wednesday. Active cases make up 12.3-percent of the 426-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 369-thousand recoveries. The state reported 57 deaths bringing that total to 3,944.

Deaths account for point-nine-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 4.4-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized. Of the over one-million people who have died worldwide, the CDC says 288-thousand people were from the United States.

Dodge County has experienced 87 deaths and 9,383 cases to date, an increase of 161 cases. The county had 274 negative tests returned for a running total of 34,880. County health officials are actively monitoring 861 people, a decrease of one case from Wednesday.

Washington County is reporting two more deaths for a total of 84 deaths along with 9,986 cases, with 1,762 active cases.

Fond du Lac County has 56 deaths and has 9,357 positive tests on record; 1,079 are active cases.

The state says Jefferson County has seen 45 deaths and 5,872 cases to date; with 603 active cases.

Columbia County has experienced two more deaths for a total of 15 and 3,760 positive tests; currently the county has 678 active cases.

Green Lake County has eight deaths and 1,249 cases on record, with 94 cases reported in the last two weeks.