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La Crosse County Health Department confirms two new cases with no symptoms Monday

Kaitlyn Riley



Two men, one in his 20’s and another in his 50’s, were tested and confirmed to have COVID-19 in La Crosse County.

According to the health department, neither showed symptoms of the Coronavirus.

To date, the county has 47 confirmed cases, one individual still hospitalized, and no deaths. Of the confirmed cases, 33 recovered.

As of Monday, Wisconsin reported 12,687 positive results out of 144,502 tests. Of those, nearly 16 percent were hospitalized, and 459 have died.

Minnesota had 705 newly reported cases, bringing the state to 16,372 with 731 deaths. Of all cases, 2,128 needed hospitalization.

Iowa reported 15,093 cases. Of those, 114 are in Allamakee County. Deaths total 364.

Kaitlyn Riley’s passion for communications started on her family’s dairy farm in Gays Mills, Wis. Wanting to share agriculture’s story, she studied strategic communications and broadcast journalism at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In college, she held officer positions with the Association of Women in Agriculture and Badger Dairy Club while volunteering as a news reporter for the college radio station. She also founded the university’s first agricultural radio talk show, AgChat. In her professional career, Kaitlyn has worked in both radio, print and television news doing everything from covering local events to interviewing presidential candidates, and putting back on her barn boots to chat with farmers in the field. Today, Kaitlyn can be seen covering local stories that matter to you in the La Crosse area.

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