All 10 counties in Northwestern Wisconsin reported new cases of COVID-19 Tuesday, Sept. 29, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

Ashland County reported 12 new cases, followed by Bayfield and Price counties with eight each, DHS said. Washburn County recorded six new cases; Burnett and Sawyer counties added five each; Douglas County reported four more; Taylor County added three cases; Rusk County recorded two; and Iron County reported one.

They were among 2,367 cases reported in the state Tuesday, according to DHS figures. The total number of cases in the state was 119,955. Of the tests reported, 22% were positive. The 7-day average for positive tests was 19.5%.

Seventeen additional people died from the virus, putting the total at 1,300. Overall, 1% of people who have contracted the virus in Wisconsin have died, DHS data shows.

The number of negative tests in the state was 1,413,774, an increase of 8,397 from the day before.

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An additional 67 people were hospitalized because of the virus Tuesday, DHS reported. There are currently 640 Wisconsinites hospitalized because of the virus. Overall, 6% of Wisconsinites who contracted the virus have been hospitalized. DHS has said it doesn't know the hospitalization history for 37% of people who tested positive.

Tuesday's report showed that 82% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 have recovered. That means about 17%, or 20,252 cases, are active in the state.

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

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 66
  • Deaths: 2
  • Total cases: 112
  • Total negative tests: 2,884

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 32
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 113
  • Total negative tests: 3,089

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 89
  • Deaths: 3
  • Total cases: 199
  • Total negative tests: 2,815

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 124
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 493
  • Total negative tests: 7,932

Iron County

  • Active cases: 6
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 143
  • Total negative tests: 1,501

Price County

  • Active cases: 62
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 118
  • Total negative tests: 2,708

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 21
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 64
  • Total negative tests: 2,374

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 18
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 219
  • Total negative tests: 4,552

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 46
  • Deaths: 4
  • Total cases: 194
  • Total negative tests: 2,851

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 19
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 113
  • Total negative tests: 2,937

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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