(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 1,493 positive coronavirus cases in Saturday’s daily update. There are 19,581 active cases in the state, a decrease of 476 from Friday. Active cases make up 3.6-percent of the 541-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 515-thousand recoveries.
State health officials recorded 33 deaths bringing that total to 5,893. Deaths account for 1.1-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 4.5-percnet of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized. Of the two-million people who have died worldwide, the CDC says 435-thousand people have died in the United States.
Dodge County reported two deaths on Saturday for a total of 146 deaths, and 11,152 cases; a one-day increase of 11 positive tests. The county had 50 negative tests returned.
Washington County is reporting two more deaths for a total of 121 along with 13,261 cases to date. Fond du Lac County has seen 84 deaths, with 11,530 positive tests on record. The state says Jefferson County has 71 deaths and 7,542 cases to date. Columbia County has seen 43 deaths and 4,832 positive tests. Green Lake County has 15 deaths with 1,491 cases on record.
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