State, Local Public Health Coronavirus Tuesday Update

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting an increase of 266 cases of COVID-19 in Tuesday’s daily update. The seven-day average is 270 daily infections. There are 23,198 people now having tested positive. Two-point-four-percent (2.4%) of the nearly 11,000 tests administered came back positive Tuesday, compared to 2.8-percent Monday.

State health officials are reporting nine more deaths bringing that number to 703. Deaths accounted for three-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 13-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized.

Dodge County has four deaths on record and 424 cases. The county had 58 negative tests returned for a running total of 8,089. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 27 people while 171 have recovered.

Washington County has reported 11 deaths and 296 positive tests. Fond du Lac County has six deaths on record and 272 positive tests to date. Jefferson County has four deaths and 161 cases. There has been one death in Columbia County and 58 positive cases. Green Lake County has 24 cases.