The rate of positive COVID-19 tests in Wisconsin increased slightly on Thursday. Seven more COVID-19 deaths were reported in Wisconsin since Wednesday, and 39 more hospitalizations.

The Department of Health Services reported 740 of 9,871 new test results came back as positive. That’s a positive test rate of 7.5 percent, and compares to 663 new cases and a 7.0 percent positive test rate on Wednesday.

The seven-day average of 718 new cases per day compares to 775 a week ago.

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