117 new hospitalizations, 18 additional COVID deaths in Wisconsin

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Colorized scanning electron micrograph of an apoptotic cell (pink) heavily infected with SARS-COV-2 virus particles (green), isolated from a patient sample. Image captured at the NIAID Integrated Research Facility in Fort Detrick, Maryland.
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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin is approaching 17,000 all-time coronavirus hospitalizations.

117 more people were hospitalized between Saturday and Sunday, the Department of Health Services said. A total of 4.4% of people in the state with COVID-19 have required hospitalizations, which is 16,999 people.

Combined data from state and county health dashboards showed an additional 3,830* cases of COVID-19 in the state, which makes Wisconsin’s total count of cases since the start of the pandemic 384,844*.

Eighteen* more people died, which is a total of 3,359 in the state.

DHS said 311,438 people, or 81%, in Wisconsin have recovered from COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

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*News 3 Now uses data from DHS and county dashboards to calculate daily cases and deaths. DHS posts new numbers daily at 2 p.m., and our newsroom continues to update our totals throughout the day with additional cases that individual counties report. By using a combination of state and county data, News 3 Now is dedicated to providing the most comprehensive and up-to-date COVID-19 coverage.