After dropping to the second lowest number of cases since June, Thursday’s COVID-19 numbers for Wisconsin are back up.

The Department of Health Services reported 943 – or 7.6 percent – of 12,415 new test results came back positive Thursday, compared with just 478 new confirmed cases and a positive test rate of 4.8 percent on Wednesday.

The seven-day average of 775 new cases per day is down from 810 a week ago. DHS listed seven new deaths, bringing to the total to 1,018 lives lost in Wisconsin.

Forty-five new new hospitalizations bring the current number of hospitalized COVID-19 patients to 364, with 111 in intensive care.

Additional information on COVID-19 cases by region and county can be found on the DHS website.

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