Vilas County Reports Two New COVID-19 Deaths

Oct 9, 2020

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The Vilas County Health Department reports two more deaths related to COVID-19.

These are the second and third deaths for the county. Both people were in their 90s.

Vilas County has had 341 cases since the start of the pandemic. 136 of those cases are considered active.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is reporting nearly 3,000 new COVID-19 cases Friday. 2,988 people tested positive.

It comes a day after Wisconsin set a new daily record for new cases.

New cases topped 3,000 for the first time Thursday. 

Sixteen more deaths were reported Friday for a total 1,440 Wisconsinites that have died from COVID-19.

Another 138 people have been hospitalized.