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Coronavirus in Wisconsin: 922 new confirmed cases, one additional death – Green Bay Press Gazette

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There were 922 confirmed cases of COVID-19 and one coronavirus-related death statewide, health officials reported Sunday.

The positive cases make up 9.6% of the 9,643 tests processed since Saturday, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. 

As of Sunday, 337 people were in hospitals with known cases of the virus. Of those, 110 were in intensive care, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association.

Over 54,920 people have tested positive for the virus; 9,994 of reported cases remain active, while 80.1% of people have recovered from COVID-19.

The Department of Health’s weekly ratings of county COVID-19 activity were reported Wednesday. Note that ratings are based on a combination of total new cases per 100,000 people over the past two weeks and the percent change in new cases between the past seven days and the seven days before that. Parentheses reflect a change in the activity level from the previous week’s rating.

  • High: Adams, Barron, Bayfield, Brown, Buffalo, Burnett (up), Calumet, Chippewa, Clark, Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Door, Douglas, Dunn, Eau Claire, Fond du Lac, Forest, Grant, Iron, Jefferson, Juneau, Kenosha, Kewaunee, La Crosse, Lafayette, Langlade (up), Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Marquette, Menominee (up), Milwaukee, Monroe, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Ozaukee, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Portage, Price, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Sawyer (up), Shawano, Sheboygan, St. Croix, Taylor, Trempealeau, Walworth, Washburn (up), Washington, Waukesha, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood
  • Medium: Ashland (down), Crawford, Green, Green Lake, Iowa (down), Jackson, Richland, Vernon and Vilas
  • Low: Florence (down) and Rusk (down)

Global cases have surpassed 17.8 million, and deaths neared 680,800 as of mid-Sunday, according to Johns Hopkins University. More than 4.6 million of those cases and 154,750 deaths were in the United States.

Contact Benita Mathew at (920) 309-3428 or bmathew@gannett.com. Follow her on Twitter at @benita_mathew.

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