Local COVID-19 Numbers Down, Statewide Up

A total of 123 COVID-19 tests
were processed in the county on Wednesday, with just 2 coming back positive,
bringing the county total now to 300. Almost 9,000 negative tests have also
been completed. There are currently 36 active cases, 258 recovered cases and
still 2 hospitalized. The numbers statewide are a bit different, with a rise in positive COVID-19 test percentage. The state Department of Health Services reports Wednesday that 4.3 percent of all COVID-19 tests over the previous 24 hours were positive. That’s nearly double the 2.2 percent from tests reported Tuesday. There were 432 positives of the 9,638 tests processed. Since the pandemic began, 25,763 people have had confirmed cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin. Seven additional deaths reported on Wednesday bring the statewide toll to 757. Seventy-eight percent of all cases have recovered,