Washington County Records Sixteenth Death, Wisconsin Cases Increase By 540

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 540 cases of COVID-19 in Wednesday’s daily update. The seven-day average has increased to 491 daily infections. There are 29,199 people now having tested positive. Four-point-three-percent (4.3%) of the 12,000 tests administered came back positive Wednesday, compared to 4.7-percent on Tuesday. State health officials recorded two more deaths bringing that number to 786. Deaths accounted for three-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 12-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized.

Washington County recorded its 16 death yesterday and has 380 cases.

Dodge County has five deaths on record and 461 cases, an increase of two from Tuesday. The county had 261 negative tests returned for a running total of 10,648. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 30 people while 203 have recovered.

Fond du Lac County has six deaths on record and 313 positive tests to date.

Jefferson County has four deaths and 242 cases.

There has been one death in Columbia County where there are 88 positive cases.

Green Lake County now has 33 cases.