(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 6,473 positive coronavirus cases in Friday’s daily update. There are 75,649 active cases in the state, an increase of 69 from Thursday. Active cases make up 21.9-percent of the 344-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 266-thousand recoveries.
State health officials recorded 78 deaths, bringing that total to 2,954. Deaths account for point-nine-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 4.5-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 251-thousand people were from the United States.
Dodge County has 65 deaths on record and 7,448 cases, a one-day increase of 71. The county had 119 negative tests returned for a running total of 32,174. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 1,076 people while 4,768 have recovered.
Washington County has now reported a total of 64 deaths along with 7,657 cases; with 2,307 being active cases.
Fond du Lac County tallied three deaths Friday and is now reporting 41 total deaths with 7,762 positive tests on record; 1,707 are active cases.
Jefferson County has recorded 33 deaths and 4,721 cases to date; 1,348 cases were reported in the last two weeks.
There have been 10 deaths in Columbia County where there have been 3,001 total cases; currently the county has 939 active cases.
Green Lake County has logged five deaths and has 1,103 cases on record, with 227 cases reported in the last two weeks.
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