COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 16 new deaths, 3,493 new cases

Sunday, Wisconsin health officials announced 16 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state’s total to 2,047 deaths since the pandemic began. The death count is the 27th highest in the country overall and the 39th highest per capita at 35 deaths per 100,000 people.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services also reported 123 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 11,497.

A total of 228,863 positive cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 3,493 new cases reported Sunday.

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As of Sunday, DHS reports that 2.07 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by person is at 29.5%.

The COVID Tracking Project reports there were 1,018 new cases per 100,000 people in Wisconsin over the past two weeks, which ranks third in the country behind North Dakota and South Dakota for new cases per capita.

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

The Associated Press contributed to this story.