Wisconsin Department of Health Services updated its daily COVID-19 summary for April 7, showing a growing number of positive tests for the respiratory illness and associated deaths.

According to the summary:

  • There had been a total of 2,578 positive test results for COVID-19 in Wisconsin as of Tuesday, April 7. That's a one-day increase of 138 confirmed cases.
  • A total of 28,512 tests had come back negative for the disease.
  • There were 92 deaths from COVID-19 in the state as of April 6, an increase of 15 since the day before.
  • Statewide, approximately 29% of confirmed COVID-19 cases required hospitalization.

The number of lab-confirmed cases in Pierce and St. Croix counties remained at seven each, according to the health department.

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Questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19 can be directed to:

  • Text: COVID19 to 211-211,
  • Visit: 211Wisconsin.org, or
  • Call: 211. Call volumes are high, please be patient and try to use the text or online options first.

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