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Five La Crosse County residents hospitalized, 85 new COVID-19 cases; Winona, Fillmore report deaths

Rick Solem

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Five more hospitalizations of La Crosse County residents Wednesday due to COVID-19.

It’s the 31st hospitalization this month, and 350th overall.

The county also added 85 cases Wednesday, bringing the daily average the past week to 60.0. A week ago that average was 77, which includes one day with 131 cases.

In surrounding counties, there were two deaths — one in Winona and one in Fillmore.

It was Winona’s 46th — seven in the past month. This is Fillmore’s fourth death. All have come since Dec. 30. Here’s a look at new cases, the average the past week, total and active cases, as well as current hospitalizations in surrounding counties:

CountyNew7-Day Avg.TotalActiveHospitalized
VERNON75.71,646723
TREMPEALEAU1411.73,1432506
MONROE3220.13,7221612
JACKSON76.32,483653
WINONA2017.63,809NANA
HOUSTON810.01,313NANA
FILLMORE76.91,198NANA

Statewide, Wisconsin added 2,134 cases, 122 hospitalizations and 37 deaths. The state has had 271 hospitalizations the past two days.

Minnesota added 1,504 cases, 87 hospitalizations and 50 deaths. Numbers fairly consistent with the below averages. Deaths are up, but there were a total of 17 the past two days prior.


Here’s a look at the state’s averages the past seven days, compared to averages from a week ago:

WISCONSIN
CASES — NOW: 2,646, LAST WEEK: 2,350
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 105, LAST WEEK: 109
DEATHS — NOW: 37, LAST WEEK: 31

MINNESOTA
CASES — NOW: 1,838, LAST WEEK: 1985
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 83, LAST WEEK: 98
DEATHS — NOW: 35, LAST WEEK: 26

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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