WISCONSIN — As of Saturday, Wisconsin has seen more than 4,000 COVID-19 deaths since the beginning of the pandemic.
The death totals on Friday were at 3,991. However, on Saturday, the state Department of Health Services reported an additional 50 deaths bringing the total deaths to 4,041.
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On Nov. 21, Wisconsin surpassed 3,000 COVID-19 deaths. Now, less than a month later, the state has passed another grim milestone.
The news comes after the state broke the daily deaths record on Dec. 1 with 107 deaths reported and as the 7-day average of COVID-19 cases continues to trend downwards.
Wisconsin's deaths add to the total deaths in the U.S. which is over 220,000.