Wisconsin has surpassed 6,000 COVID-19 deaths. The state Department of Health Services on Friday reported 28 additional deaths, bringing the toll in Wisconsin to 6,020 lives lost since the start of the global pandemic.
Today’s #COVID19_WI update, and we are saddened to report Wisconsin has now surpassed 6,000 deaths. Our sympathies go out to those who have lost loved ones. We know the pandemic has been stressful. Find support and coping tips at #ResilientWisconsin: https://t.co/IoiTUCmPyk pic.twitter.com/oXFeOioDzL
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) February 5, 2021
DHS reported 1,266 new cases Friday, bringing the seven day average of new daily cases to 1,186. 4,460 tested negative. DHS also reported 100 new hospitalizations.