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Wisconsin Adds 875 Cases to COVID Count on Friday

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  Wisconsin's COVID-19 daily case count has jumped to its highest mark since mid-February.

State health officials reported 875 confirmed cases on Friday, the highest number of daily cases since Feb. 12, when the figure was 938 cases.

The seven-day daily case average increased to 531. The statistic stood at less than 400 cases in mid-March.

Eight more people died, including someone under age 20. Three people 19 or younger have now died in Wisconsin since the pandemic began.

State health officials had detected more-contagious variant versions of the coronavirus in 149 cases as of Thursday.

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