Chippewa County announced one new active case of COVID-19 Wednesday, raising the total positive cases to 7,541 countywide to date (fewer than 20 cases currently considered active). No new coronavirus-related deaths were announced Wednesday, leaving the Chippewa County COVID-19 death toll at 95 lives lost.
There have now been 31,504 negative coronavirus tests administered and 304 individuals admitted to the hospital due to complications with COVID-19 (one individual currently hospitalized) in Chippewa County to date. Chippewa County’s risk level for the spread of coronavirus is currently classified as “moderate.”
The state of Wisconsin has now seen 681,000 active cases of COVID-19 statewide to date (a one-day increase of 499 active cases) and 8,223 individuals have passed away statewide to date due to complications with coronavirus (a one day increase of 11 lives lost). 214 of the deceased died from other causes, according to their death certificates.