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La Crosse County adds 100 COVID-19 cases; Wisconsin over a thousand for 5th out of past 6 days

Rick Solem

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The average daily COVID-19 cases in La Crosse County the past seven days is at 90.

That according to data from the La Crosse County Health Department.

The department is updating cases weekdays, and data shows there were 84 cases Monday. There are currently 787 active cases in the county. Four people have been hospitalized in the past six days. Total hospitalizations in the county so far is 61.

State data Tuesday shows La Crosse County at a total of 1,889 cases. That’s a rise of 100 cases from Monday’s state total.

UW-La Crosse’s dashboard shows 10 positive antigen tests on Tuesday. Those tests are usually then sent to get what’s called a PCR test, since they are more accurate.

UW-L is also providing isolation spaces for those who test positive. Currently 81 of the 145 spaces are in use.

The university also stated on the dashboard, “We’re providing personalized assistance to 382 students with housing or relocation needs related to COVID.”

In other counties, Winona reported 17 new cases and is at 694 total. Buffalo (111 total) added seven cases, Monroe (332) eight, Vernon (134) four, Trempealeau (476) two and Houston (97) one.


STATE TOTALS
Wisconsin: 91,304 cases, 6,406 hospitalizations, 10 deaths
Minnesota: 85,351 cases, 6,979 hospitalizations, 1,927 deaths
Iowa: 75,722 cases, 1,234 deaths


Statewide, Wisconsin added over a thousand cases for the fifth time in the past six days. Tuesday’s total was 1,348. There were also 56 hospitalizations and 10 deaths reported.

Minnesota added another 432 cases, 25 hospitalizations and five deaths.

Iowa data shows 653 new cases and one death.


CORRECTION: An earlier version of this story reported 135 new cases.

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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