MN sees 1,434 new cases and 14 deaths, WI hits single-day case record

Saturday, Oct. 3

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Wisconsin’s Department of Health Services reported 19 new deaths on Saturday. That number brings the total of fatalities statewide to 1,372. The total number of fatalities is approximately 1% of those testing positive for the virus. 

Health officials reported 2,892 new cases Saturday, the highest single-day mark since the onset of the pandemic. The total number of confirmed cases statewide is at 130,798 since the pandemic started.

Wisconsin health officials say a total of 7,588 people have been hospitalized from the coronavirus since the start of the pandemic, about 5.8% of the total number of people who have been diagnosed with the virus. 

Of the confirmed cases in Wisconsin, 25% involve people between the ages of 20 to 29, 15% are between 30 and 39, 14% are between 50 and 59, and 13% are 40 to 49. An

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