COVID-19 in Wisconsin: Record-high 120 new deaths, 2,403 new cases

Wisconsin health officials on Tuesday announced a new single-day record-high of 120 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state’s total to 4,545 deaths since the pandemic began. It’s the third day the state has reported more than 100 deaths, with the last time being Dec. 1 when 107 deaths were reported.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 187 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 20,355.

A total of 461,015 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 2,403 new cases reported Tuesday.

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As of Tuesday, DHS reports that more than 2.76 million people have been tested in the state.

The state’s seven-day average positivity rate by person is at 26.2%.

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

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