DHS: Wisconsin officially tops 200,000 cases of COVID-19
MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Wisconsin on Monday, Oct. 26, topped 200,00 cases of coronavirus.
According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, (DHS), it took the state seven-and-a-half months to reach the first 100,000 cases. In just 36 days, we've reached another 100,000.
Ten more deaths from COVID-19 were reported in Wisconsin, bringing the total deaths to 1,788.
The 7-day average of new confirmed cases has risen 405 percent.
Today Wisconsin officially tops 200,000 cases of #covid19 It took us 7 and a half months to reach our first 100,000 cases, & only 36 days to reach our second. In just two short months, the 7-day average of new confirmed cases has risen 405%! Remember, #YouStoptheSpread Wisconsin, pic.twitter.com/Fjjq4ZSqMq— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) October 26, 2020