Wisconsin cases go up 457, no new deaths

Henrietta Strickland
June 30, 2020

Health experts have said a disturbingly large number of cases are being seen among young people who are going out again, often without wearing masks or observing other social-distancing rules.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is providing a new update on where Wisconsin stands with COVID-19.

79% of all cases have recovered, meaning that there are now 5,790 active cases of COVID-19 in the state.

Marathon County has the most cases in central Wisconsin at150.

According to the latest figures, Sunday's seven-day rolling average was 418 cases, meaning that the average new case count over the last seven days was 418.

DHS also reported 21,593 of the total coronavirus cases in Wisconsin have recovered.

That follows on Saturday's numbers, which included 539 new cases, the highest single day total in almost a month, and a positive test rate of 5.9-percent.

According to a USA Today report, people in their 20s are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. DHS officials said of the positive cases, 3,393 have required hospitalization (12%).

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