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More records broken as pandemic grips Wisconsin


Coronavirus infection continues to rage through Wisconsin today, and the consequences are being felt across the state as 21 more deaths were reported in 15 different counties. The total death toll in Wisconsin is now 1,574.

The state of Wisconsin also confirmed a record-high 3,861 new coronavirus cases Monday on just over 14,500 tests. Those results bring the total case count to 166,186, of which nearly 34,300 are considered active, about 1,100 more than yesterday.

Hospitalizations also reached another record-high at 1,101, 58 more than yesterday and 207 more than a week ago. Of those, 274 are in ICUs, 10 more than yesterday and 41 more than a week ago.

Of the 21 deaths reported, there were three Waukesha County; two each were in Brown, Clark, Dodge and Ozaukee Counties; and one each in Fond du Lac, La Crosse, Langlade, Marathon, Oneida, Outagamie, Rock, Waupaca and Winnebago Counties.

Our seven-day average of deaths is now 19.14.

Wisconsin’s seven-day of positive tests by person is 20.7, down just slightly from 20.8 yesterday.

Today’s data brings the seven-day average of new cases to 3,053, the highest rate yet and the first time it’s over 3,000.

The highest local new case count came in Milwaukee County with 383.

Other localities with higher case totals and positive tests rates include:

Milwaukee County 383
Brown County 329
Dane County 224
Waukesha County 212
Rock County 194
Winnebago County 183
Outagamie County 181
Marathon County 149
Fond du Lac County 128
Sheboygan County 121
Washington County 87
Racine County 85
Dodge County 85
Calumet County 80
Kenosha County 72
Shawano County 67
Manitowoc County 64
La Crosse County 61
Chippewa County 58
Oconto County 57
Portage County 56
Columbia County 55
Eau Claire County 50
Waupaca County 43
Ozaukee County 38
Oneida County 38
Walworth County 37
Langlade County 36
St. Croix County 35
Waushara County 31
Marinette County 30
Dunn County 30
Rusk County 30
Barron County 29
Wood County 28
Green Lake County 27
Kewaunee County 26
Monroe County 25
Clark County 24
Pierce County 23
Lincoln County 22
Trempealeau County 21
Door County 21
Jefferson County 19
Douglas County 18
Iowa County 17
Vernon County 17
Green County 16
Crawford County 16
Juneau County 15
Sawyer County 15
Richland County 14
Polk County 13
Grant County 12
Menominee County 12
Adams County 12
Sauk County 10
Taylor County 10
Jackson County 9
Vilas County 9
Marquette County 9
Lafayette County 9
Buffalo County 6
Burnett County 6
Price County 5
Washburn County 5
Vernon County 4
Bayfield County 2
Pepin County 1
Iron County 1
Florence County 0
Vilas County 0

Rock County is set to host a Trump rally tomorrow, and has added more than 500 cases in the past four days.