COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 8 new deaths, 839 new cases

Wisconsin health officials reported 839 new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, bringing the total number of positive tests in the state to 57,779 since the pandemic started.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) also reported eight additional deaths, which brings the state total to 978.

The state also reported 4,881 people have been hospitalized since the pandemic began.

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As of Thursday, DHS says 961,851 people have tested negative for COVID-19.

More than 81% of COVID-19 cases in the state of Wisconsin have recovered thus far.