Fond du Lac County Surpasses 37,000 Negative COVID-19 Tests

Fond du Lac County topped 37,000 negative COVID-19 tests over the weekend, that according to the Wisconsin DHS dashboard. DHS also shows Fond du Lac County with at least 125 new positive cases reported since Friday afternoon, putting the county just shy of 9,600. According to the dashboard, there were also two more reported deaths, which would take the total deaths in the county to 59.  

Wisconsin surpassed 4,000 deaths due to COVID-19 other the weekend. The state Department of Health Services reported 50 deaths Saturday, 15 more on Sunday, bringing the statewide death toll to 4,056. According to DHS, it took 144 days for the state to reach 1,000 deaths, but just 21 to go from 2,000 to 3,000, and another 21 days to reach 4,000. The seven day aveerage of deaths Sunday was 48, and while that number does continue to decline, it compares with a seven day average of three deaths just a month ago.