Wisconsin sets new one-day COVID-19 death record

MADISON, Wis. (WKBT) — Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported Tuesday that the state has again seen a record-high one-day total of COVID-19 deaths with 107 Wisconsinites succumbing to the virus.

A total of 3,420 people in the state have died, which is .9 percent of people who have gotten the virus.

Wisconsin reported 4,078 new cases Tuesday, including 39 in La Crosse County. The state is fast approaching 400,000 cases; it reached 391,313 Tuesday afternoon.

Of those, 81.6 percent are considered recovered.

An additional 277 people were hospitalized Tuesday.

La Crosse County’s new cases include:

  • Six people aged 10-19;
  • Eleven people in their 20s;
  • Six people in their 30s;
  • Three people in their 40s;
  • Four people in their 50s;
  • Three people in their 60s;
  • Three people in their 70s;
  • Two people in their 80s; and,
  • One person over the age of 90.

La Crosse has seen a total of 8,126 cases since the beginning of the pandemic and 37 deaths.