For a second straight day Monday, there were no new coronavirus deaths reported in Wisconsin.
The Department of Health Services listed no new deaths, keeping the total at 1,081 Wisconsinites killed by the disease. DHS reported 392—or 8.1 percent—of 4,865 new test results came back as positive.
Another day with no #COVID19_WI deaths to report. Thank you for physical distancing, washing your hands, and your efforts to #MaskUpWisconsin. Together, we can #StopTheSpread: https://t.co/azIna3TqRR pic.twitter.com/D7diqO2lin
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) August 24, 2020
The seven-day average of 665 new cases per day is down from 734 a week ago.
Wisconsin hospitals are currently treating 321 patients with COVID-19. Of those, 106 are in intensive care units.