Wisconsin Health Officials Record No COVID-19 Deaths For Second Straight Day

(Dodge County) Wisconsin health officials are reporting 392 positive coronavirus cases in Monday’s daily update, which is 8.1-percent of the 4,800 tests announced. There are 7,445 active cases in the state, a decrease of 198 from Sunday. Active cases make up 10.5-percent of the nearly 70-thousand people who have tested positive to date. So far, there have been 62-thousand recoveries.

For the second consecutive day state health officials recorded no deaths and that number remains unchanged at 1,081. Deaths accounted for 1.5-percent of all cases in Wisconsin while 7.9-percent of those known to have contracted the virus needed to be hospitalized. Nationwide, the CDC says there have been 176-thousand deaths while the worldwide death toll is widely reported to be around 809-thousand.

Dodge County has five deaths on record and 1,034 cases, an increase of 23 from Sunday. The county had 158 negative tests returned for a running total of 18,401. Public health officials in Dodge County are actively monitoring 182 people while 605 have recovered.

Washington County has experienced 26 deaths along with 1,460 cases.

Fond du Lac County has nine deaths and 964 positive tests to date.

Jefferson County has reported six deaths and 824 cases to date.

There have been two deaths in Columbia County where there have been 326 cases.

Green Lake County now has 83 cases.