Iron County reported a new case of COVID-19 on Monday, June 29, according to the state Department of Health Services.

The increase in cases comes as 5.3% of the total tests reported Monday came back positive, DHS figures show.

Statewide, there were 28,058 positive cases of COVID-19 Monday, an increase of 315 cases from the day before.

No additional people died from COVID-19, leaving the total number of deaths in the state at 777.

The number of negative tests in the state was 527,359 an increase of 5,612 from the day before.

Here's a breakdown of the situation in the 10-county region:

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 1
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 3
  • Total negative tests: 753

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 0
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 3
  • Total negative tests: 1,049

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 2
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 3
  • Total negative tests: 831

Burnett County last reported a positive case of COVID-19 on Saturday, June 27.

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 3
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 24
  • Total negative tests: 2,164

Douglas County last reported positive cases of COVID-19 on Sunday, June 28.

Iron County

  • Active cases: 4
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 6
  • Total negative tests: 350

Price County

  • Active cases: 0
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 2
  • Total negative tests: 886

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 2
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 11
  • Total negative tests: 735

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 3
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 12
  • Total negative tests: 1,771

Sawyer County last reported new cases on Friday, June 26.

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 9
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 12
  • Total negative tests: 988

Taylor County last reported a new case on Sunday, June 28.

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 1
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 4
  • Total negative tests: 1,091

Washburn County last reported a positive case of COVID-19 on June 19.

Of the people statewide who have tested positive for the new coronavirus, 12% — or 3,407 people — have been hospitalized because of the virus as of Monday. DHS reported that officials don't know the hospitalization history of 8,320 people, or 30%.

Monday's report also showed that 79% of those with confirmed cases have recovered from the illness.

Wisconsin's daily testing capacity was 18,425 on Monday. 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:

  • 2.2% on Tuesday, June 23
  • 4.3% on Wednesday, June 24
  • 4.1% on Thursday, June 25
  • 5.7% on Friday, June 26
  • 5.9% on Saturday, June 27
  • 7.1% on Sunday, June 28
  • 5.3% on Monday, June 29

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

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