State, Local Wednesday COVID-19 Update

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 3,107 positive coronavirus cases in Wednesday’s daily update. There are 31,595 active cases in the state, an increase of 864 from Tuesday. Active cases make up 19.9-percent of the 158-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 125-thousand recoveries.

State health officials recorded 28 deaths, for a total of 1,536. Deaths accounted for one-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 5.5-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 215-thousand people were from the United States.

Dodge County has 19 deaths on record and 2,733 cases, an increase of 53 from Tuesday. The county had 239 negative tests returned for a running total of 25,258. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 896 people while 1,378 have recovered.

Washington County has now experienced 40 deaths along with 3,472 cases.

Fond du Lac County has 3,135 positive tests on record along with 16 deaths.

Jefferson County is now reporting nine deaths and 2,050 cases to date.

There have now been four deaths in Columbia County where there have been 1,229 cases.

Green Lake County has two deaths and has 521 cases