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One COVID-19 death, no new hospitalizations in La Crosse County on Wed.

Rick Solem

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Another COVID-19 death in La Crosse County on Wednesday.

It’s the ninth death of a county resident this month and 68th overall. The most deaths in a month in La Crosse were 21 in December.

There were no new hospitalizations in the county but La Crosse did add another 61 cases Wednesday, bringing the daily average the past week to 37.3. Last week, that average was 68.

In surrounding counties, Monroe did report two COVID-19 deaths Tuesday, bringing the total to 29. It’s the fifth death in the past month, but first since Dec. 19.

Here’s a look at new cases, the average the past week, total and active cases, as well as current hospitalizations in surrounding counties for Wednesday:

CountyNewAvg.TotalActiveHospitalized
VERNON34.71,679542
TREMPEALEAU1511.13,2121945
MONROE3119.93,8611794
JACKSON75.02,518543
WINONA1615.33,896NANA
HOUSTON37.71,359NANA
FILLMORE46.31,235NANA

Here are Wednesday’s daily statewide stats:

WED.CASESHOSPITALDEATHS
Wisconsin152211950
Minnesota12379134
Iowa12348562

Wisconsin’s numbers are fairly close to the seven-day averages listed below.

Minnesota had reported 18 deaths the past two days, and was under 1,000 cases over that span for the first time since October.

Iowa’s death toll comes after going three consecutive days with 11 total deaths.

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

WISCONSIN
CASES — NOW: 1808, LAST WEEK: 2646
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 94, LAST WEEK: 105
DEATHS — NOW: 45, LAST WEEK: 30

MINNESOTA
CASES — NOW: 1324, LAST WEEK: 1838
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 91, LAST WEEK: 83
DEATHS — NOW: 84, LAST WEEK: 35

IOWA
CASES — NOW: 1361, LAST WEEK: 1339
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 91, LAST WEEK: 83

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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