All 10 counties in Northwestern Wisconsin reported new cases of COVID-19 Friday, Oct. 16, according to the state Department of Health Services.

New cases were reported as follows: 30 in Rusk County; 18 in Douglas County; 15 in Sawyer County; 10 in Taylor County; six in Burnett County; five each in Price and Washburn counties; four in Ashland County; two in Bayfield County; and one in Iron County.

They were among a record high 3,861 cases reported in the state Friday, pushing the total to 166,186. The seven-day percentage of positive cases was 20.7%.

The state reported 21 deaths from the virus Friday, putting the total number of people who have died at 1,574. Overall, about 1% of people who contracted the virus in Wisconsin have died, DHS data shows.

The number of negative tests in the state was 1,590,569, an increase of 10,725 from the day before.

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An additional 135 people were hospitalized because of the virus Friday. There are currently 1,043 Wisconsinites hospitalized because of the virus. Overall, 5% of Wisconsinites who contracted the virus have been hospitalized.

Friday's report also showed that 78% of the people who have tested positive for the virus have recovered. That means 21%, or 34,345 cases, are currently active.

The system DHS uses to report cases will undergo maintenance over the weekend, according to a notice on the DHS website. This means the state will not report new cases until the system is back online early next week.

Here's the breakdown in the 10-county region:

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 79
  • Deaths: 3
  • Total cases: 214
  • Total negative tests: 3,655

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 34
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 168
  • Total negative tests: 3,649

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 38
  • Deaths: 6
  • Total cases: 261
  • Total negative tests: 3,207

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 121
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 673
  • Total negative tests: 9,344

Iron County

  • Active cases: 10
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 159
  • Total negative tests: 1,629

Price County

  • Active cases: 135
  • Deaths: 0
  • Total cases: 272
  • Total negative tests: 3,271

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 73
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 139
  • Total negative tests: 2,532

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 55
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 319
  • Total negative tests: 5,073

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 89
  • Deaths: 6
  • Total cases: 334
  • Total negative tests: 3,360

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 27
  • Deaths: 2
  • Total cases: 173
  • Total negative tests: 3,400

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