Testing for COVID-19 continues to increase in Wisconsin. The state set a record for newly reported test results for a third straight day Thursday.
The Department of Health Services reported 314 of more than 5,500 new tests were positive for the coronavirus, total confirmed cases increased to 9,215, and deaths due to COVID-19 climbed by 12, to 374.
Another 314 #COVID19_WI cases and 12 deaths since yesterday. While some of the gating criteria to get Wisconsin moving again has been met, we still have work to do. Take a look at the #BadgerBounceBack and where we are: https://t.co/DYzkG5e39D pic.twitter.com/j83n3pQEDi
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) May 7, 2020
USA Today Network Wisconsin reports it was the seventh time in eight days with more than 300 new confirmed cases, amid stepped up testing statewide. The state also surpassed 100,000 tests since the pandemic began.