The state’s COVID-19 case count continues its upward trajectory. Sunday’s numbers from the state Department of Health Services included 1,582 — or 20.5 percent — of 7,735 new test results returned as positive.
Today’s #COVID19_WI update. And remember, #YouStopTheSpread every day. Wash your hands, avoid touching your face, stay 6′ from others, and #MaskUpWisconsin. More tips: https://t.co/azIna3TqRR pic.twitter.com/cBa7MHQENd
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) September 13, 2020
The seven-day average of reported positive daily cases is 1142, up from 837 a week ago. The state reported 23 new hospitalizations. Hospitals are currently treating 319 patients with COVID-19, 94 in intensive care.
DHS also reported one death on Sunday, bringing the state’s total to 1,212 lives lost.