Coronavirus in Wisconsin: State and local update, La Crosse and Eau Claire 10-12-20

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LA CROSSE/EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WLAX/WEUX) – As cases of COVID-19 continue to surge in Wisconsin, more than 26-hundred new cases are confirmed today.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting 2,676 new cases today. The total in the state has now surpassed 150 thousand.

DHS says about 80 percent of those cases are considered recovered. 7 deaths are reported today, this brings the death toll in the state to 1,465. 79 more Wisconsinites are hospitalized.

Looking around the area.

Eau Claire adds 52 cases for a total of 2,393.

Chippewa County adds 25 bringing the total in the county to 812.

Dunn County reports 12 new cases for a total of 779 in the county.

And La Crosse County adds 19 cases bringing its total to 3,535.

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