Bayfield, Douglas, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor and Washburn counties reported new cases of COVID-19 Monday, Aug. 10, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Douglas County reported 13 additional cases, DHS said. Sawyer and Taylor counties recorded two additional cases each, while Bayfield, Price, Rusk and Washburn counties reported one new case each.

Statewide there were a total of 61,061 positive cases of the coronavirus Monday, DHS said, an increase of 507 from the day before. Of the tests reported, 6.2% were positive. The 7-day average for positive tests was 6% Monday.

No additional people died from COVID-19, leaving the total number of deaths in the state at 998.

The number of negative tests in the state was 1,001,402, an increase of 7,660 from the day before.

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

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 5
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 25
  • Total negative tests: 1,764

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 6
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 28
  • Total negative tests: 1,999

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 8
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 22
  • Total negative tests: 1,629

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 50
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 186
  • Total negative tests: 4,985

Iron County

  • Active cases: 32
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 75
  • Total negative tests: 1,198

Price County

  • Active cases: 11
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 33
  • Total negative tests: 1,877

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 7
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 21
  • Total negative tests: 1,353

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 24
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 69
  • Total negative tests: 2,818

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 34
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 71
  • Total negative tests: 1,941

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 33
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases reported since pandemic began: 48
  • Total negative tests: 2,041

An additional 31 people were hospitalized because of the virus Monday, DHS reported. Overall, 8.2% of Wisconsinites who contracted the virus have been hospitalized. DHS has said it doesn't know the hospitalization history for 34% of people who tested positive.

Monday's report showed that 83% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered.

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

Visit the Douglas County COVID-19 dashboard or Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 page for updates.

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