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La Crosse County, now over 500-mark for COVID-19 cases, 11th-highest percentage in state — one behind Trempealeau

Rick Solem

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State data shows La Crosse County now over the 500-mark for cases of COVID-19.

Heading into the weekend, the county had 497 cases but did not put out any reports. The state health department site now shows 515 cases for La Crosse — 403 of those since June 10.

Trempealeau County didn’t update cases after July 2, but the state site shows it has added three cases since and is now at 131 total — 79 since June 10.

La Crosse County has the 11th-highest percentage of confirmed cases (.4%) based on population, while Trempealeau has the 10th (.4%). Statewide, La Crosse is also has the 11th most cases of any county, while Trempealeau is 24th. Those charts can be seen below.

La Crosse has the 12th-highest population in the state. Trempealeau has the 43rd highest.

Vernon (38 cases) and Buffalo (eight) showed no new cases over the weekend.

The Vernon County Fairgrounds (map here) will host a free drive-through testing sight July 7 for anyone showing symptoms from county residents and surrounding communities.

Winona County added two cases (124), while Houston shows no new cases (25).

Here’s a look at the counties with the highest percentage of confirmed cases based on population:

COUNTYCONFIRMED CASESPERCENTAGE
Milwaukee12,2331.3
Brown3,0181.2
Racine2,2171.1
Kenosha1,5860.9
Walworth6890.7
Rock8990.6
Dodge4830.6
Lafayette760.5
Dane2,3860.5
Trempealeau1310.4
La Crosse5150.4

Here’s a look at the counties with the most confirmed cases:

COUNTYCONFIRMED CASES
Milwaukee12,233
Brown3,018
Dane2,386
Racine2,217
Kenosha1,586
Waukesha1,379
Rock899
Winnebago711
Walworth689
Outagamie540
La Crosse515

STATE TOTALS
Wisconsin: 31,577 cases, 796 deaths
Minnesota: 38,136 cases, 1,471 deaths
Iowa: 31,612 cases, 721 deaths


Statewide, Wisconsin added 522 cases, 12 hospitalizations Sunday. No deaths were reported for for the second-consecutive day.

Minnesota reported 519 cases and five deaths Sunday.

Iowa showed 321 cases, no deaths in a 24-hour period that began at 10 a.m. Saturday.


CORRECTION: La Crosse and Trempealeau county population ranks were off by one in an earlier version.

Host of WIZM's La Crosse Talk PM and "liberal hack" | University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point graduate | Hometown: Greenville, Wis | Avid noonball basketball player and sand volleyballer in La Crosse

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