27 new COVID-19 deaths, 120 hospitalizations in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wis. — There are 27 more COVID-19 deaths and 120 new hospitalizations in Wisconsin on Saturday, according to the latest numbers from state and county health officials.

Combined data from state and county health dashboards showed an additional 2,922* cases of COVID-19 in the state, which makes Wisconsin’s total count of cases since the start of the pandemic 505,268*.

27* more people died, which is a total of 5,243 in the state.

120 more people were hospitalized between Friday and Saturday, the Department of Health Services said. A total of 4.4% of people in the state with COVID-19 have required hospitalizations.

DHS said 445,886 people, or 88.3%, 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.