Wisconsin Update: 105 new cases in La Crosse County as state sees new record number of cases

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MADISON (WKOW) — Wisconsin recorded 52 deaths due to COVID-19 in the past day and 247 people were newly-hospitalized, according to the latest numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

There have been 5,771 positive tests which is a new record. There were 5,344 new negative tests since yesterday.

The state’s daily average of new cases has risen by 44 percent over the past two weeks, making it fourth-worst in the country for new cases per capita, according to researchers from Johns Hopkins. 

As of Monday afternoon, 1,648 COVID-19 patients were being treated in Wisconsin hospitals, with 352 of them in the ICU, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.

(CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL DHS DASHBOARD)

The Department of Health Services dashboard shows the seven-day average of both positive tests by day and test by person. (CHART)

The 52 deaths have raised the total of those killed by the disease in Wisconsin to 2,102 people (0.9 percent of positive cases).

Of all positive cases reported since the pandemic began, 185,241 or 78.8 percent, are considered recovered.


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services said that 59 people, an increase of ten since Sunday, are hospitalized in the Western region of the state, which is comprised of Buffalo, Trempealeau, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Vernon, and Crawford counties. 19 of the 59 cases are in intensive care.


Tuesday’s DHS update showed that La Crosse County had 105 new cases of the virus. No new deaths were reported by the Coulee COVID-19 Collaborative. Here’s how the cases broke down demographically:

  • 0-9 – 3
  • 10-19 – 12
  • 20-29 – 21
  • 30-39 – 12
  • 40-49 – 21
  • 50-59 – 25
  • 60-69 – 10
  • 70-79 – 1
  • 80-89 – 0
  • 90+ – 0

DHS now has a county-level dashboard to assess the COVID-19 activity level in counties and Healthcare Emergency Readiness Coalition regions that measure what DHS calls the burden in each county. View the dashboard HERE.

Here is a look at the regional numbers from the DHS update:

COUNTY TOTAL CASES DEATHS
Buffalo 355 (+12) 3 (+0)
Crawford 412 (+11) 1 (+0)
Grant 2,157 (+72) 38 (+2)
Jackson 666 (+59) 2 (+0)
La Crosse 4,740 (+105) 23 (+0)
Monroe 1,347 (+80) 8 (+0)
Trempealeau 1,198 (+40) 5 (+1)
Vernon 562 (+6) 3 (+0)
Figures provided by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services or individual county health departments

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