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State reports 1,456 new cases amid lower weekend testing


The state of Wisconsin reported just over 5,450 new coronavirus tests on Monday, of which 1,454 ere positive, for a positive test rate of about 26.7 percent. With the lower count of new cases today and Sunday, the seven-day average of new cases per day fell to 2,834.

The seven-day positive rate for all people tested, which would be less subject day to day fluctuations in testing, fell from 30 to 29.7 percent, while the positive rate for all tests fell from 10.3 to 10 percent.

The state of Wisconsin also reported five COVID deaths on Sunday, bringing the total death toll to 5,162. Since March, an additional 136 people have tested positive for COVID but died of other causes. The seven-day average of reported deaths stayed steady at just under 40.

The number of people currently hospitalized has increased slightly, rising by 18 to 1,017. Of those 221 are in the ICU, two more than Sunday.

The table below shows new cases, new cases per 100,000 residents and new deaths for each county. Click on the header of any column to sort the data by that column.