COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 50 new deaths, 1,522 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 20, 2021 03:12 PM
Created: January 20, 2021 03:07 PM

Wisconsin health officials on Wednesday announced 50 new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state's total to 5,562 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 119 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 23,363.

A total of 525,924 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 1,522 new cases reported Wednesday.

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