Wisconsin surpasses 1K COVID-19 deaths, inches closer to 60K confirmed cases – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3

August 8, 2020 2:00 PM

Logan Rude

Published: August 8, 2020 2:00 PM

Updated: August 8, 2020 2:22 PM

Of the 13,162 tests that returned Saturday, approximately 8.9% of them were positive. When 7% of all tests came back positive, thats up almost two portion points considering that Friday afternoon.

The major turning point comes just over six months after the Wisconsin Department of Health confirmed the states very first case of the coroanvirus. A minimum of 1,001 individuals have actually died from complications due to the coronavirus.

In overall, 59,965 * people have evaluated positive for the coronavirus.

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MADISON, Wis.– Wisconsin has actually now exceeded 1,000 confirmed coronavirus deaths, according to state and county health officials.

* News 3 Now utilizes information from DHS and county dashboards to determine everyday cases and deaths. DHS posts new numbers daily at 2 p.m., and our newsroom continues to upgrade our overalls throughout the day with extra cases that private counties report. By utilizing a mix of state and county data, News 3 Now is dedicated to offering the most current and extensive COVID-19 coverage.

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* News 3 Now uses information from DHS and county control panels to determine everyday cases and deaths. DHS posts new numbers daily at 2 p.m., and our newsroom continues to update our overalls throughout the day with extra cases that private counties report. COPYRIGHT 2020 BY CHANNEL 3000.