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COVID-19 cases trending upward again in Wisconsin, Northwoods cases high & steady

Department of Health Services

It appears COVID-19 cases are starting to trend upward in Wisconsin again.

The seven-day average of new cases is now 2,295, according to data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

During the last two-weeks of October it had been hovering around 1,800 cases a day on average.

In the North Central Region, cases remain steady with an average of 240 cases day.

There’s been no significant changes in hospitalizations in our region. All hospitals are reporting their ICUs at peak or near peak capacity.

The state is averaging 14 new deaths a day related to COVID-19.

Lincoln County reported two new deaths in the last week, Langlade County is reporting one.

Oneida County reported two more deaths Monday.

Vilas County reported four new deaths and Forest County reported one additional Tuesday.

Katie Thoresen is WXPR's News Director/Vice President.
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