(Dodge County) There were fewer than 600 newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin on Monday. Wisconsin health officials are reporting 543 positive coronavirus cases in Monday’s daily update. There are 13,939 active cases in the state, a decrease of 554 from Sunday. Active cases make up 2.5-percent of the 550-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 530-thousand recoveries.
One more person was added to the total of those who have died in Wisconsin due to COVID-19, according to Monday’s numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. That brings the total to 6,055 lives lost. Deaths account for 1.1-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 4.5-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 462-thousand people have died in the United States.
That one death was in Dodge County which now has 154 deaths and 11,246 cases, a one-day increase of 10 positive tests. The county had 30 negative tests returned for a running total of 39,031. Health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 145 people.
Washington County has seen 125 deaths, along with 13,451 cases to date.
Fond du Lac County has 87 deaths, with 11,718 positive tests on record; 267 are active cases.
The state says Jefferson County has 73 deaths, and 7,698 cases to date; with 130 active cases.
Columbia County has reported 46 deaths and 4,911 positive tests; there are 116 active cases.
Green Lake County has 17 deaths with 1,508 cases on record; 34 cases have been reported in the last two weeks.
–Photo courtesy of the Wisconsin Department of Health website