One more death due to COVID-19 and 36 additional hospitalizations were reported in Wisconsin on Friday. The Department of Health Services reported 826 – or 7.8 percent – of 10,570 new test results were returned as positive.
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That compares with 740 positives out of 9,871 new test results on Thursday, a rate of 7.5 percent. The seven-day average of 690 new cases per day compares to 732 a week ago.
The additional death brings the total number of lives lost in Wisconsin to 1,067.