Wisconsin saw a jump in new coronavirus numbers Tuesday. After fewer than 4,000 tests reported on Monday with 266 new cases of coronavirus, there were more than 10,000 coronavirus tests reported Tuesday.
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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 981 new cases of COVID-19 in the state, with a positive test rate of 8.3 percent. Eight new deaths have now raised the state’s death total to 1,130.