No new cases of COVID-19 in Douglas, Bayfield counties on June 11

Douglas County reported an additional case of COVID-19 on Saturday, but none since then, DHS reports.

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A total of 21,926 positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wisconsin as of Thursday, June 11, according to the state Department of Health Services . That's an increase of 333 cases from the day before.

Eleven additional people have died from COVID-19 Thursday, leaving the total number of deaths in the state at 682

The number of negative tests in the state was 366,054, an increase of 8,942 from the day before.

Douglas County reported no new cases of COVID-19 Thursday, leaving its total at 20 with 1,693 people who tested negative for the illness, according to DHS. The county last saw an increase in cases on Saturday, June 6.

Among the people in Douglas County who tested positive, four are currently fighting the virus, while 16 have recovered, DHS reported.


Bayfield County had no additional cases reported Thursday, leaving its total at three, with 468 people who tested negative. Bayfield County has reported one death from COVID-19. The other two people in the county who contracted the virus have recovered, DHS reported.

Of the people who have tested positive for the new coronavirus, 14% — or 2,976 people — have been hospitalized because of the virus as of Thursday. DHS reported that officials don't know the hospitalization history of 6,384 people, or 29%.

Thursday's report also showed that 70% of those with confirmed cases have recovered from the illness.

Wisconsin's daily testing capacity was 16,153 as of Thursday . An increase in the number of tests being done is one reason for the increase in the number of positive cases. The percentage of positive tests over the last several days was:

  • 4.1% on Thursday, June 4
  • 2.9% on Friday, June 5
  • 2.7% on Saturday, June 6
  • 2.3% on Sunday, June 7
  • 2.7% on Monday, June 8
  • 1.9% on Tuesday, June 9
  • 2.8% on Wednesday, June 10
  • 3.6% on Thursday, June 11

All of Wisconsin's 72 counties have confirmed cases of the illness.
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