Wisconsin recorded 8 additional deaths due to COVID-19 on Wednesday, and 56 more hospitalizations.
The Department of Health Services reported 1762 – or 13.1 percent – of 13,453 new test results over the previous 24 hours were returned as positive. The seven-day average of daily reported positive cases continues to increase. It was at 1,889, up from 1,340 a week ago.
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There were 474 hospitalized patients with COVID-19 on Wednesday, 134 in intensive care.
There have been 105,932 positive cases reported since the pandemic began of which 88,131 or 84.6 percent, are considered recovered.