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Minus one COVID-19 death in La Crosse — four more hospitalized

Rick Solem

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No COVID-19 deaths in area Wisconsin counties Thursday. In fact, La Crosse’s death from Wednesday was transferred out of the county.

There were, however, two deaths in Winona and one in Houston.

It’s the 47th and 48th deaths of Winona County residents — the sixth in the past month but first since Jan. 13.

It’s the 14th death in Houston County — the first since Jan. 2.

In La Crosse, four more county residents were hospitlaized with COVID-19.

There were also 30 new cases Thursday, bringing the daily average over the past week to 38.0. Last week, that average was 55.

There have now been a total of 362 county residents hospitalized with the virus — 43 this month. Last month there were 71. In November, there were 148, which is the most during the pandemic.

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 Thursday:

CountyNewAvg.TotalActiveHospitalized
VERNON65.01,685572
TREMP1412.33,2261996
MONROE3821.63,8992104
JACKSON74.92,525545
WINONA1911.43,919NANA
HOUSTON188.31,390NANA
FILLMORE106.41,253NANA

Here are Wednesday’s daily statewide stats:

THURS.CASESHOSPITALDEATHS
Wisconsin21778245
Minnesota12926832
Iowa16566651

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

WISCONSIN
CASES — NOW: 1731, LAST WEEK: 2492
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 92, LAST WEEK: 105
DEATHS — NOW: 45, LAST WEEK: 30

MINNESOTA
CASES — NOW: 1281, LAST WEEK: 1780
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 80, LAST WEEK: 82
DEATHS — NOW: 27, LAST WEEK: 35

IOWA
CASES — NOW: 1125, LAST WEEK: 1339
HOSPITALIZATIONS — NOW: 68, LAST WEEK: 77

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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