Wednesday’s count of confirmed COVID-19 cases is the fourth highest in Wisconsin total since the pandemic began here.

The Department of Health Services reported 821 of 13,925 tests from the prior 24 hours were positive. a rate of 5.9 percent, which brings the seven-day average to 7.2 percent.

The other three record setting days for case totals have all come in the last week, including 964 on Tuesday. The seven-day average is up to 796 cases per day, from 565 a week ago.

DHS also reported one additional death and 295 hospital patients with COVID-19. 88 in intensive care.

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