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Wisconsin sets new record as more than 2,800 COVID tests come back positive

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Posted at 3:07 PM, Sep 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-26 16:07:48-04

WISCONSIN — On Saturday, Wisconsin set a new record for a single-day increase in positive COVID-19 cases, with 2,817 new cases.

This new record brings the state's total number of cases to 113,645.

Over 7,000 people have been hospitalized, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health (DHS). Additionally, seven more people have died since Friday.

According to the DHS, 83 percent of all cases in Wisconsin have recovered.

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