Wisconsin reaches 4,500 all-time coronavirus deaths

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MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin has reached 4,500* all-time coronavirus deaths.

Combined data from state and county health dashboards showed an additional 3,528* cases of COVID-19 in the state, which makes Wisconsin’s total count of cases since the start of the pandemic 455,539*.

Eighty-four* more people died, including 48 in Milwaukee County, according to DHS, which is a total of 4,500in the state.

122 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 412,499 people, or 90.6%, 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.