Positive COVID-19 Cases Rise Locally And In The State

Positive COVID-19 cases continue to climb locally and in the state. As of Saturday afternoon, Fond du Lac County was home to another 153 positive cases, with the county just shy of 11,000 total positive cases. The county is also approaching another milestone, with almost 200 negative tests reported, pushing the total negative test count to almost 40,000.

Statewide, the positivity rate climbed to over 35%, with 3,046 new confirmed cases. Over 5,500 who were tested for the first time came back negative. The seven-day average for new cases per day also climbed, going from 2,715 to 2,996 on Saturday. There were 36 new deaths from COVID-19 reported on Saturday, with the seven-day average for deaths going from 36 on Friday to 41 on Saturday.