(Dodge County) Wisconsin set another daily record for the number of new coronaviruses cases with 7,497 cases announced Thursday out of another record number of 22,408 test results that came back, which is 33.4 percent of test results. There are 66,873 active cases in the state, an increase of 2,806 from Wednesday. Active cases make up 22.8-percent of the 293-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 223-thousand recoveries.
State health officials recorded 58 deaths, bringing that total to 2,515. Deaths account for point-nine-percent (0.9%) of all cases in Wisconsin while 4.7-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized. The CDC says 241-thousand people have died nationwide.
Dodge County is reporting two new deaths for a total of 51 and to date 6,163 cases, a one-day increase of 157 people. The county had 256 negative tests returned for a running total of 30,838. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 1,313 people, a decrease of 56 people from Wednesday.
Washington County reported another death Thursday bringing that total to 54 along with another 101 cases resulting in 6,431 cases to date, with 1868 being active cases.
Fond du Lac County reported two new deaths for a total of 31 with 6,695 positive tests on record; 1,912 are active cases.
Jefferson County has now reported 29 deaths and 3,947 cases to date; 738 are active cases.
There have been nine deaths in Columbia County where there have been 2,527 total cases; currently the county has 810 active cases.
Green Lake County has logged four deaths and has 992 cases on record, with 241 cases reported in the last two weeks.
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