FDL County Nears 1,000 Recovered Cases Of COVID-19

Another 37 positive COVID-19 cases were confirmed Thursday by the Fond du Lac County Health Department, bringing the county total to 1,357. Almost 3 times as many negative tests were also processed, with the county seeing a total of 20,168 since March. Twenty eight cases remain active, with ten people still hospitalized.  

It wasn’t a great day in the state relative to the COVID-19 numbers. The state Department of Health Services reported Wisconsin’s highest single-total of new positive COVID-19 test results on Thursday – and ten additional deaths. DHS reported 1,547-or 17.5 percent-of 7,275 new results were returned as positive. The seven-day average percentage of new positives – 13.4 – is a new record high, and the seven-day average of reported positive daily cases is 1004, up from 674 a week ago. UW-Madison reported nearly 400 new COVID-19 cases associated with its campus.