(Dodge County) For a second day in a row, Wisconsin recorded no COVID-19 deaths. The Department of Health Services says that no new deaths caused by COVID-19 were reported on Monday and that number remains unchanged at 6,412. 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 513-thousand people have died in the United States.
Only 308 new cases of the disease were found in over 3,000 tests performed. 31 more people were sent to the hospital. That brings the total number of COVID patients to 287. That’s 22 fewer than a week ago. There are 7,417 active cases in the state, a decrease of 304 from Sunday. Active cases make up 1.3-percent of the 564-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 550-thousand recoveries.
Dodge County has experienced 155 deaths and 11,417 cases, a one-day increase of six positive tests.
Washington County has seen 134 deaths, along with 13,753 cases to date.
Fond du Lac County has reported 93 deaths with 11,984 positive tests on record; 149 are active cases.
Jefferson County has recorded 111 deaths and 7,877 cases to date.
Columbia County has reported 51 deaths and 5,042 positive tests.
Green Lake County has 18 deaths with 1,525 cases on record; eight cases have been reported in the last two week.
–Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Health website