Three local counties reported new COVID-19 deaths on Tuesday.
Also Tuesday, the state set a new record with 34 additional COVID-19 deaths.
In our area, Forest, Lincoln, and Marathon counties each tallied another death.
Forest County now has 10 virus deaths, with four in Lincoln County and 31 in Marathon County.
The new statewide deaths pushed the total since the start of the pandemic past 1,500.
There were almost 3,300 new positive cases Tuesday.
To date, more than 155,000 people in Wisconsin have been infected with the virus.