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La Crosse adds 57 COVID-19 cases, while Wisconsin remains over 2,000 for 4th day in row

Rick Solem

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La Crosse County added another 57 COVID-19 cases Sunday, according to state data.

The county now has 3,047 total cases.

In seven of the past eight days, La Crosse has been under 100 cases. Before that, the county had gone five consecutive days over 100 cases, including a single-day record 254 on Sept. 18.

La Crosse did drop to No. 2 on the New York Times list for average daily cases the last two weeks.

La Crosse’s daily per 100,000 is 73.2 for “metro areas with the greatest number of new cases, relative to population, the last two weeks. No. 1 on the list is Pine Bluff, Ark., at 84.8.

Other Wisconsin cities on the list include No. 3. Oshkosh-Neenah (71.3), No. 6 Green Bay (67.4), No. 8 Appleton (65.1), No. 14 Platteville (56.8), No. 16 Stevens Point (51.0).

It should be noted, Oshkosh and Neenah are 21 miles from each other, while Neenah and Appleton are less than seven miles apart.

Winona County reported another 18 cases Sunday, after adding 16 on Saturday. Winona is now at 906 total cases.


STATE TOTALS
Wisconsin: 115,862 cases, 7,095 hospitalizations, 1,281 deaths
Minnesota: 96,734 cases, 7,493 hospitalizations, 1,077 deaths
Iowa: 86,662 cases, 1,316 deaths


Statewide, Wisconsin reported over 2,000 cases for the fourth consecutive day and seventh time in the past 10 days.

After a single-day high 2,817 cases Saturday, there were another 2,217 Sunday.

Wisconsin reported no deaths and 54 more hospitalizations Sunday, as well.

Minnesota reported over a thousand cases for the third consecutive day. After a state record 1,478 Saturday, there were 1,077 Sunday.

The state also reported 50 more hospitalizations and four deaths.

Iowa’s dashboard shows another 754 cases, two deaths Sunday.

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

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