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La Crosse County suffers sixth COVID-19 death, hospitalizations up five



A sixth death from COVID-19 in La Crosse County.

The stat showed up on the county’s dashboard Monday, along with total hospitalizations increasing by five to 93 since Friday. It’s the fourth death of a La Crosse County resident in the past 11 days.

No other information was shared by the Coulee COVID-19 Collaborative between the county’s health department, Gundersen Health System and Mayo Clinic Health System.

The hospitalizations of county residents could be more than five, but there is no stat for increases in hospitalizations on the site. The seven-day average is up to 37.

State data shows 37 more cases of COVID-19, bringing the county total to 3,336.

Ages of those cases: nine aged 10-19, seven in their 30s, six in their 20s, two in their 40s, five in their 50s, two in their 60s, three in their 70s, two in their 80s and one was at least 90 years old.

In surrounding counties:
— Vernon added 22 cases (293 total – 90 active with two hospitalized)
—Trempealeau added eight cases (730 total – 204 active with two hospitalized)
—Monroe added 12 cases (668 total – 175 active with three hospitalized)
—Winona added 15 cases (1,001 total – no info on active/hospitalized)
—Houston added two cases (140 total – eight active with one hospitalized)

Wisconsin 134,359 cases, 7,702 hospitalizations, 1,381 deaths
Minnesota: 104,799 cases, 7,940 hospitalizations, 2,083 deaths
Iowa: 93,261 cases, 1,399 deaths

Statewide, Wisconsin added another 1,696 cases, 56 hospitalizations and four deaths. The state went under 2,000 cases for the second consecutive day but the seven-day average is still 2,396.

Minnesota added 982 cases, 53 hospitalizations and six deaths. The state had gone four consecutive days with over 1,000 cases.

Iowa data shows another 517 cases, 10 deaths Monday.

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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