Wisconsin reports 621 cases of COVID-19, two deaths

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Posted at 3:48 PM, Aug 09, 2020

Wisconsin has tallied 621 new cases of COVID-19, along with two more deaths.

Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases has decreased by 65, a decrease of about 7%.

In a sign that infections could be on the rise, the Department of Health Services says 8.4% of the 7,418 tests reported on Saturday were positive.

The seven-day average for the percentage of tests positive is 5.9%. Over the course of the pandemic, 60,554 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin.

About 83% of those people have made a full recovery, but 998 have died.

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