(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting another record of 5,278 positive coronavirus cases in Saturday’s daily update. There are 48,208 active cases in the state, an increase of 1,375 from Friday. Active cases make up 21.4-percent of the 225-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 171-thousand recoveries.
The state surpassed 2000 deaths as health officials recorded 59 deaths, bringing that total to 2031. It was the second highest daily death total since this past Tuesday when 64 were reported. Deaths account for point-nine-percent (0.9%) of all cases in Wisconsin while five-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 229-thousand people were from the United States.
Seven deaths were reported Saturday in Dodge County which now has 35 deaths on record and 4,683 cases, an increase of 230 people from Friday. The county had 179 negative tests returned for a running total of 28,814. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 1,204 people as of Friday while 2,372 have recovered.
Washington County has now experienced 44 deaths and 4,583 cases, a one-day increase of 226 cases. Fond du Lac County has 4,994 positive tests on record and 23 deaths, an increase of three from Friday. Jefferson County has reported four more deaths for a total of 15 and 2,951 cases to date. There have been seven deaths in Columbia County where there have been 1,908 total cases. Green Lake County has four deaths and has 798 cases on record.
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