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La Crosse suffers seventh COVID-19 death, at least four more hospitalized in past 24 hours

Rick Solem

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A seventh person has died from COVID-19 in La Crosse County and at least four more residents have been hospitalized.

This is the second COVID-19 death to show up on the county dashboard in the past 24 hours, and the fifth death in the past 12 days.

Hospitalizations increased by four to 97 from Monday, as well.

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.

Cases in La Crosse County increased by 37 for the second consecutive day, according to the state. There are now 3,373 total.

Meanwhile, in surrounding counties:
Monroe added 31 cases (699 total – 179 active – four hospitalized)
Vernon added nine cases (302 total – 97 active – two hospitalized)
Trempealeau added eight cases (738 total – 128 active – two hospitalized)
Houston added six cases (154 total – 14 active – one hospitalized)
Winona added 11 cases (1,015 total – active, hospitalized unknown)


STATE TOTALS
Wisconsin: 136,379 cases, 7,810 hospitalizations, 1,399 deaths
Minnesota: 105,740 cases, 8,020 hospitalizations, 2,087 deaths
Iowa: 93,570 cases, 1,400 deaths


Statewide, Wisconsin added another 2,020 cases, 108 hospitalizations and 18 deaths. The state is averaging 2,346 cases a day the past week. It’s the second-most hospitalizations in the state. The most occurred Oct. 1 (109). The state is also averaging 14 deaths a day the past week.

Wisconsin has had double-digit deaths in five of the past eight days.

In Minnesota, 954 more cases, 80 hospitalizations — the second-most in the state — and four deaths.

Iowa data shows another 749 cases, 16 deaths Tuesday.

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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    Jenny

    October 7, 2020 at 9:37 am

    When is someone going to sue these news outlets for pushing fake news. 7 people didn’t die “from” the COVID virus. They allegedly died “WITH” the virus. All of these deaths had co-morbidities.

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