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Wisconsin health officials report 1,600 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death Sunday
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Wisconsin health officials report 1,600 new COVID-19 cases, 1 new death Sunday

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Electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services recorded 1,606 new COVID-19 cases Sunday and just one new death, though numbers reported are typically lower on Sundays and Mondays. 

The statewide total for COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began now stands at 521,794. A total of 5,451 Wisconsinites have died because of the virus. 

The single death follows a record-breaking number of deaths reported Saturday: 128 additional COVID-19 deaths in a single day

Also Sunday, the department of health reported 50 new hospitalizations due to COVID-19, bringing the total number of people hospitalized up to 23,076. 

Of those who have been infected, 490,043, or 94%, have recovered so far, the department of health said.


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