COVID Infection Rate On Downward Trend

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting an increase of 264 cases of COVID-19 in Sunday’s daily update. The seven-day average is 347 daily infections. There are 20,835 people now having tested positive. Two-point-three-percent (2.3%) of the 11,000 tests administered came back positive Sunday, compared to 2.7-percent Saturday and 2.9-percent Friday. State health officials are reporting two more deaths bringing that total to 647. Deaths accounted for three-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 14-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized.

Dodge County has four deaths and 400 cases, an increase of five from Saturday. The county had 567 negative tests returned for a running total of 6,269. Fond du Lac County has six deaths on record and 233 positive tests to date. Washing County has nine deaths and 277 positive tests. Jefferson County has reported three deaths and 128 cases. There has been one death in Columbia County and 46 positive cases. Green Lake County has 22 cases.