Coronavirus in Wisconsin State and local update: La Crosse and Eau Claire 10-27-20

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EAU CLAIRE/LA CROSSE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Eau Claire County is reporting its largest daily increase of COVID-19 cases today.

Health officials are reporting 178 new cases in the county. This puts Eau Claire County’s total at more than 33 hundred cases of COVID-19.

Chippewa County is recording 136 new cases of the virus since saturday.The county now has more than 15 hundred cases.

In La Crosse County, 65 new cases are reported today for a total of about 41 hundred cases.

Dunn County surpasses one thousand cases today with 23 new confirmed cases.

Wisconsin surpasses 200 thousand COVID-19 cases today.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,883 new cases today. This brings the total number of cases in the state 201,049.

Agency officials tweeted that it took seven-and-a-half months to reach 100,000 cases and only 36 days to double that number. DHS confirms 10 new deaths, bringing the overall death toll to 1,788.

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