Wisconsin reports a record-breaking 978 new cases, 2nd death in Eau Claire County – WEAU

EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) РThe Wisconsin Department of Services is reporting a record 978 new positive cases of COVID-19 on Saturday, bringing the state’s overall total to 41,485. 77% of cases have recovered, a total of 32,004.

There are 51 new hospitalizations, for an overall total of 4,082. 10 more deaths were reported today, for a total of 843.

11,446 new negative tests came back on Saturday, for a total of 723,643 tests coming back negative.

La Crosse County is reporting its first death today, and has a total of 660 cases, an increase of 24 new cases.

Eau Claire County is reporting 388 total cases, an increase of 17, and its second death related to the virus.

Winona County is reporting 14 new positive cases, bringing their total up to 181. They have 16 deaths in Winona County.

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