Wisconsin surpasses 13K COVID-19 cases reported in single day, a new pandemic high
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin set another single-day COVID-19 case record Thursday, surpassing 13,000 cases for the first time since the pandemic began nearly two years ago, according to the state’s Department of Health Services.
A total of 13,004 new COVID-19 cases were added to the Department of Health Services’ dashboard on Wednesday, the agency said Thursday afternoon, bringing the seven-day new case average to 9,915 cases per day.
The state’s previous record of 12,839 new COVID-19 cases in a single day was set last Thursday.
All 72 Wisconsin counties are now seeing critically high virus activity as well, DHS said.
The latest record comes a day after the Wisconsin Hospital Association reported COVID-19 hospitalizations in the state reached a new high of 2,278.
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