Wednesday COVID-19 Update

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials reported 657 positive coronavirus cases in Wednesday’s daily update. There are 10,092 active cases in the state, a decrease of 220 from Tuesday. Active cases make up 1.8-percent of the 556-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 540-thousand recoveries.

State health officials recorded 10 deaths bringing that total to 6,214. 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 486-thousand people have died in the United States.

Dodge County has experienced 154 deaths and 11,336 cases, a one-day increase of 14 positive tests. The county had 40 negative tests returned for a running total of 39,498.

Washington County has seen 129 deaths along with 13,614 cases to date.

Fond du Lac County has seen 89 deaths with 11,838 positive tests on record; 175 are active cases.

The state says Jefferson County has 76 deaths and 7,782 cases to date.

Columbia County has seen 50 deaths and 4,963 positive tests; there are 67 active cases.

Green Lake County has 18 deaths with 1,518 cases on record; 21 cases have been reported in the last two weeks.


Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Health website