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La Crosse County confirms 9 more COVID-19 cases, 111 still active; free testing site Monday

Rick Solem

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Nine more cases of COVID-19 confirmed in La Crosse County on Wednesday.

That brings the total to 767 with 111 still active — down from 122 on Tuesday. Five people from the county are currently hospitalized. No update on total hospitalizations.

There is also a free National Guard drive-thru testing site Monday at Logan High School from noon to 8 p.m. for anyone 5 and older with at least one symptom. Details can be seen here.

The county also added businesses to its “high-risk” locations, which can be seen by clicking here. The dates where someone might have been exposed at these five businesses range between July 16-18 and July 22-23. No businesses are listed under medium risk and one is at the low risk.

Through July 28 with 758 total cases, people in their 20s in La Crosse County accounted for 53 percent of those who contracted the virus. People in their 30s is 12.1 percent and those in their 50s have the third most cases at 9.2 percent. That data can be found here.

In other counties, Winona added two more cases for a total of 231.

Monroe added five more cases to its now 191 total with three currently hospitalized and 33 cases still active.

Buffalo added three cases and is now at 40 total with 18 active — up two from Tuesday.

Houston remains at 37 with no new cases.

Trempealeau and Vernon have yet to report data Wednesday.


STATE TOTALS
Wisconsin: 51,049 cases, 4,539 hospitalizations, 911 deaths
Minnesota: 52,947 cases, 5,077 hospitalizations, 1,216 deaths
Iowa: 43,277 cases, 846 deaths


Statewide, Wisconsin added 870 cases, 46 hospitalizations and six deaths. Hospitalizations were nearly cut in half from Tuesday’s 73, which was the most since April 7.

Minnesota added 681 cases, 49 more hospitalizations and nine deaths. The state has averaged 5.3 deaths a day in July. In May that number was 22 a day.

Iowa added 458 cases, three deaths over a 24-hour period beginning at 10 a.m. Tuesday. The state does not report daily stats, but updates its stats in real-time online.

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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