Wisconsin Sees Largest Single Day Increase In Coronavirus Cases

(Dodge County) Wisconsin has seen its largest single day increase in COVID-19 cases since the start of the pandemic. The state Department of Health is reporting 225 positive cases from Tuesday to Wednesday with 4845 now confirmed. There four additional deaths, bringing the total to 246. Of those who have tested positive, 1302 people required hospitalization, which is 27-percent. To date, nearly 50-thousand Wisconsinites have been tested and were found not to have coronavirus. Dodge County now has 20 positive cases while the number of negative results increased from 661 on Tuesday to 689 on Wednesday. Dodge County reported its first death last week; a resident who died out of state. A fourth death was announced for Washington County Wednesday with 88 people testing positive. Fond du Lac County has three deaths on record with 65 positive tests. There is one death on record in Columbia County and 27 positive cases including two inmates at Columbia Correctional. Jefferson County is at 35 positive cases. Green Lake County has one positive case.