Dane County health officials announce 90 new cases of COVID-19

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MADISON, Wis. — Dane County health officials have announced another double-digit amount of new cases on Sunday.

According to Public Heath Madison & Dane County, 90 people had tested positive for the virus over then past 24 hours, breaking Thursday’s single-day spike record of 105 new cases. 

Since the start of the outbreak, 1,650 people have tested positive in Dane County and 959 of them have recovered.

The percentage of new cases in Dane County has continued to increase over the weekend. Dane County health officials reported an 5.9% positive percentage of new COVID-19 test just yesterday.

Public health officials said the upward trend of positive cases is not due to increased testing.

The county is still in phase two of its Dane Forward plan to reopen.

For more information, visit the Public Heath Madison & Dane County’s website.

This article has been corrected from an earlier report where it was reported that the county had announced 120 new cases.