Coronavirus in Wisconsin: State and local update, La Crosse and Eau Claire 10-5-20

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LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – Health officials are confirming about a thousand fewer cases of COVID-19 than yesterday.

The Wisconsin Department of Health services is reporting 1,865 new cases bringing the state’s total to 132,663.

DHS says 81 percent of people with COVID-19 in the state have recovered. 5 new COVID-19 related deaths are confirmed today and 58 more Wisconsinites with the virus are hospitalized. According to today’s report, close to nine thousand tests came back negative.

Now for a look around the area. In Eau Claire County, 23 new cases are reported for a total of 2,123.

Chippewa County is confirming 11 new cases bringing its total to 641.

Health officials in Dunn County are reporting 9 new cases are reported for a total of 682.

In La Crosse County, 15 new cases are reported for a total of 3,299.

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