104 new deaths linked to COVID-19 in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (WSAW) - Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-Designee Andrea Palm said the state recorded 104 more COVID-19 deaths in the last 24 hours-- the highest one-day death total to date. The disease has been factor in 3,115 deaths since the pandemic began in March.
In a media briefing Tuesday, Palm said the state also had 6,202 new COVID cases. The state’s 7-day daily average is 5,732. One month ago the daily average was 4,378.
The only bit of encouraging news was infection numbers remain below last week; the seven-day average for positive tests stood at 28.7% as of Monday, down from 36.5% last week.
Evers said during a news conference Tuesday that people must avoid gathering with anyone they don’t live with to celebrate Thanksgiving to avoid infection.
“Please make the hard choices,” he said.
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