Coronavirus in Wisconsin: State and local update, La Crosse and Eau Claire 8-28-20

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LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Eau Claire County logs its second-highest total of new positive tests for COVID-19. The county reports 20 new cases today.

The only other time that figure was 20 or more was August 7 when 22 cases were announced. In total, Eau Claire county has 768 cases, with 85 active cases.

Dunn county adds four more cases for a total of 163.

Winona County adds 37 new cases today jumping to 353 total cases.

32 of today’s 37 new cases are people between the ages of 18 and 24.

For the state, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services adds 878 new COIVD-19 cases to move past 73-thousand total cases.

11 more deaths are reported. The number of recovered cases sits at just more than 88 percent.

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