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Wisconsin reports 8 more deaths from COVID-19, 3,626 new cases

This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19. They said Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that genetic tests show a 33-year-old man returning to Hong Kong from a trip to Spain in mid-August had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he’d previously been infected with in March. Photo: NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP. This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19. They said Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that genetic tests show a 33-year-old man returning to Hong Kong from a trip to Spain in mid-August had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he’d previously been infected with in March.

Kyle Brown
Created: October 25, 2020 05:39 PM

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 3,626 more cases of COVID-19 on Sunday as the state's cumulative case total crept closer to 200,000.

To date, 198,166 people have tested positive for the coronavirus in Wisconsin. An additional eight deaths reported on Sunday brought the death toll to 1,778.

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According to the latest statistics, another 10,396 people tested negative. So far roughly 2 million people have been tested statewide. Over the past week, an average of 12.8% of all tests have come back positive for COVID-19.

The DHS also reported 95 more hospitalizations from COVID-19. In Wisconsin there are 1,293 patients in the hospital because of COVID-19, with 320 in intensive care. To date, 10,332 patients have been hospitalized.


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