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State sets new records for COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and ICU use

State sets new records for COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and ICU use

Wisconsin set more COVID-19 records on Thursday, reporting a new high for daily cases, hospitalizations and intensive care unit use.

The Department of Health Services reported a single-day high of 3,747 new COVID-19 cases on Thursday. That brought the total to 162,325.

According to the Wisconsin Hospital Association, there were 1,043 COVID-19 patients in Wisconsin hospitals, a single-day increase of 26 and up 136 from last week. There were 264 in intensive care units, a one-day increase of 18 and up 36 from last week.

There were 17 deaths, for a total 1,553.

An additional 15,202 people were tested, for a total 1,742,169.

The seven-day average for daily new cases was 2,927.

The seven-day positivity rate per person was 20.8 percent as of Wednesday, and the seven-day positivity rate per test was 10.6 percent.

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