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UPDATE: La Crosse back to double-digit COVID-19 cases, as Wisconsin hits single-day record; Trempealeau suffers 2nd death

Rick Solem



Another 14 cases of COVID-19 in La Crosse County were confirmed on Thursday, while Trempealeau County data shows a second death.

The total now in La Crosse is 780 with 116 still active and six currently hospitalized.

The county’s overall positive test rate is 4.5 percent. That rate was 1.3 percent back on June 10 when the department started posting the stat.

Eight of the 14 cases are people in their 20s, two in their 30s, two in their 70s, one 50s and one aged 15-19.

There were also more businesses added to the high-risk locations, seen here.

Trempealeau County’s health department post shows a second death in the past 13 days. The county reported 16 more cases, bringing its total to 301 with 75 still active.

Monroe County added another 12 cases and is now at 203 with 42 still active, including three in the hospital.

Winona County added eight cases and is now at 239 total.

Buffalo County added one case and is now at 41 with 15 still active.

Houston County remains at 37 with one hospitalized.

Vernon County added four cases and is at 54 with six active and none hospitalized.

Wisconsin: 52,108 cases, 4,590 hospitalizations, 919 deaths
Minnesota: 53,692 cases, 5,112 hospitalizations, 1,594 deaths
Iowa: 44,285 cases, 865 deaths

Statewide, Wisconsin had the most cases ever at 1,059. It’s the fourth time in the past nine days there have been over 1,000 cases. There were also 51 new hospitalizations and eight deaths.

Minnesota had 745 cases, 35 hospitalizations and five deaths.

The state has had just one day (July 2) with double-digit deaths. From April-June, Minnesota averaged over 15 deaths a day.

Iowa added another 582 cases and 15 deaths in a 24-hour period that began at 10 a.m. Thursday.

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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