Wisconsin Deaths From COVID-19 Pushed Into Triple Digits, Dodge County Cases Increase By One

(Dodge County) The Wisconsin Department of Health reported seven more deaths yesterday, with their daily 2pm total officially at 99. Since then, local county health officials have reported additional deaths pushing the death rate into triple digits. There was an increase of 178 positive cases from Tuesday to Wednesday with 2756 now confirmed. Of those cases, 790 people required hospitalization, which is 29-percent. To date over 30-thousand Wisconsinites have been tested and were found not to have coronavirus. Dodge County has 16 positive cases while the number of negative results has increased from 401 on Tuesday to 418 on Wednesday. There are 24 positive cases in Columbia County with one death on record. Washington County had 62 people test positive with three deaths. Fond du Lac County has 48 positive tests and two deaths. Jefferson County is at 16 positive cases.