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Dane County reports 35 new coronavirus cases; lowest daily increase in over 2 weeks

This story has been updated to reflect the correct hospitalization numbers.

Dane County confirmed 35 new coronavirus cases this morning, bringing the total to 2,510 cases since the pandemic began in March. It’s the lowest daily increase since June 21. Of those 2,510 total cases, 1,376 are still active and 1,431 are recovered. Dane County’s total case count has more than doubled over the past two weeks.

Today’s increase once again was centered in those in their 20s, with 14 cases in this age group. Three new cases are under the age of 10 and three more are aged 10-19. Seven are in their 30s, three in their 40s, one in their 50s, one in the 60s and three in their 70s.

Dane County is still at 32 deaths, which has been consistent since June 17th.

The number of people ever hospitalized in Dane County rose today to 229, with two more people hospitalized today than yesterday — one under the age of 10 and one in their 60s.

Last Thursday, Madison365 updated our data regarding coronavirus spread in specific neighborhoods and communities from June 19th through July 2nd. Today’s data are not included, but will be included in an update next week.

Public Health of Madison and Dane County, in partnership with the Boys and Girls Club of Dane County and Madison365 announced on Wednesday that they are coordinating six pop-up testing sites around the Madison area starting Tuesday, July 7th. You can read more about dates, time sand the specific sites in our previous story.

We will have an update of today’s statewide numbers later this afternoon.