56 new hospitalizations, 3 additional COVID deaths in Wisconsin

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MADISON, Wis. — Fifty-six new hospitalizations were reported on Christmas Day in Wisconsin.

Combined data from state and county health dashboards showed an additional 1,475* cases of COVID-19 in the state, which makes Wisconsin’s total count of cases since the start of the pandemic 468,118*.

Three* more people died, which is a total of 4,762 in the state.

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

DHS said 431,428 people, or 92.2%, 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.