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COVID-19 death toll nears 1K in Wisconsin; new high in positive cases

COVID-19 death toll nears 1K in Wisconsin; new high in positive cases Photo: KSTP.

The Associated Press
Created: August 08, 2020 06:49 PM

Wisconsin confirmed six new COVID-19 deaths on Saturday, bringing the statewide death toll to 996.

The latest figures from the state Department of Health Services show there were 1,165 newly reported cases on Saturday. That's a single-day high that brings the state’s total to nearly 60,000. About 16% of the cases are active.  

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