Wisconsin reported a record-breaking 6,141 cases of coronavirus on Friday, the first time the state has ever topped 6,000 cases in a single day.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported the number on Friday. It is also the first time the seven-day average has topped over 5,000.
According to DHS, it is a 515% increase in just two months.
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There were also a reported 62 deaths from COVID-19.
Previously, the record was at 5,935 cases reported on Nov. 4.
Your #COVID19_WI update w/a record 6,141 cases reported, the 1st time we've topped 6K. And the 1st time the 7-day average has topped 5K, a 515% increase in just 2 months. Ahead of the weekend, check tips to stay safe in your community & #StopTheSpread: https://t.co/kcBqlXhW35 pic.twitter.com/itXwGUMr8i— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) November 6, 2020
The increase in cases comes at the end of Gov. Tony Evers emergency order and mask mandate, which required anyone in a public space to wear masks. The order officially expired on Nov. 6. As of Friday afternoon, the governor has not extended it.