COVID Numbers Dip Down In County, Creep Up In State

The COVID-19 numbers in Fond du Lac County continue to show a downward trend, while statewide numbers creep up. The Wednesday report showed 43 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Fond du LacCounty, while seeing a drop of 72 in active cases, bringing Fond du Lac to 536 active cases. There were also 115 more cases listed as recovered, with Fond du Lac County now reporting more than 9,600 total recovered cases. There were no additional hospitalizations or deaths reported on Wednesday in the county.  

The state Department of Health Services reported 2,755 new confirmed COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, bringing the average for the past seven days to 1,957 daily cases with a seven day positive test rate of just over 25 percent. There were 35 new deaths from COVID-19, with the statewide toll now at 4,818 lives lost. The Wisconsin Hospitals Association reported 1,074 hospitalized coronavirus patients, with 244 in ICUs.