Wisconsin surpasses 5,000 COVID-19 deaths
MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Wisconsin’s COVID-19 death toll has now topped 5,000.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) announced Wednesday, Jan. 6, 5,039 people have died in the state from the virus.
Your #COVID19_WI update, & w/60 deaths reported since yesterday, Wisconsin has now lost 5,000+ lives to this disease. Our thoughts are w/families & friends who've lost loved ones. We must rededicate ourselves to helping #StopTheSpread & stop further loss: https://t.co/azIna4b1Jp pic.twitter.com/I2Q5Mik8G1— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) January 6, 2021
It was Nov. 21, 2020, when DHS reported the state reached just over 3,000 deaths.
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