COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 36 new deaths, 2,070 new cases

This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19. They said Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that genetic tests show a 33-year-old man returning to Hong Kong from a trip to Spain in mid-August had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he’d previously been infected with in March. Photo: NIAID/National Institutes of Health via AP. This electron microscope image made available and color-enhanced by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Md., shows Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient. University of Hong Kong scientists claim to have the first evidence of someone being reinfected with the virus that causes COVID-19. They said Monday, Aug. 24, 2020 that genetic tests show a 33-year-old man returning to Hong Kong from a trip to Spain in mid-August had a different strain of the coronavirus than the one he’d previously been infected with in March.

Josh Skluzacek
Updated: January 22, 2021 01:56 PM
Created: January 22, 2021 01:48 PM

Friday, Wisconsin health officials announced 36 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state's total to 5,643 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 91 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 23,563.

A total of 530,171 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 2,070 new cases reported Friday.

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