110 new COVID-19 cases reported Thursday in La Crosse County

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — La Crosse County had an increase of 110 cases of COVID-19 reported Thursday by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Of the new cases, 60 positive tests were those in their 20s and 40 were aged 10-19. One new coronavirus patient was younger than 10. The remainder were in their 30s, 40s and 60s.

There were no additional hospitalizations or deaths reported.

Wisconsin set a new single-day record Thursday for new coronavirus cases.

According to data from state and county health officials, 1,798 people tested positive for COVID-19 on Thursday, beating the previous single-day record by more than 250 cases.

In total, 94,798* people have tested positive for the coronavirus since the beginning of the pandemic.

Thursday’s updated data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services also showed another jump in the percent of of positive tests, with roughly 17.8% of all tests coming back positive.

Wisconsin’s seven-day average for the percent of positive cases has gradually climbed since the beginning of the month. On Thursday the seven-day average was 14.3%.

Health officials confirmed an additional two deaths from coronavirus complications, bringing the state’s death toll to 1,233 people.