COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Over 4,500 new cases reported, 33 more deaths in latest report

In this May 13, 2020 file photo, The Dairyland Brew Pub opens to patrons in Appleton, Wis. A Wisconsin judge on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 reimposed an order from Gov. Tony Evers’ administration limiting the number of people who can gather in bars, restaurants and other indoor venues to 25% of capacity. Photo: William Glasheen/The Post-Crescent via AP File. In this May 13, 2020 file photo, The Dairyland Brew Pub opens to patrons in Appleton, Wis. A Wisconsin judge on Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 reimposed an order from Gov. Tony Evers’ administration limiting the number of people who can gather in bars, restaurants and other indoor venues to 25% of capacity.

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Updated: October 20, 2020 02:34 PM
Created: October 20, 2020 02:20 PM

Tuesday, Wisconsin health officials announced 33 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state's total to 1,633 deaths since the pandemic began.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 218 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 9,537.

A total of 178,482 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Wisconsin, with a new single-day record-high of 4,591 new cases reported Tuesday.

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This comes after a weekend of suspended reporting of COVID-19 totals as the state's computer system underwent an upgrade. DHS said because of the software upgrade, the numbers reported Tuesday "reflect COVID positive cases from multiple days." 

As of Tuesday, DHS reports that 1,891,365 people have been tested in the state.

You can see the state's complete COVID-19 report here.


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