A total of 186 people in Northwestern Wisconsin tested positive for COVID-19 Saturday, Nov. 14, according to the state Department of Health Services.

They were reported as follows: 35 in Taylor County; 34 in Douglas County; 26 in Burnett County; 23 in Washburn County; 18 each in Bayfield and Sawyer counties; 12 in Ashland County; seven each in Iron and Rusk counties; six in Price County.

The state reported 5,146 cases Saturday, bringing the total to 306,311. The seven-day average of positive cases was 6,168, compared to 727 on Sept. 1, DHS said.

An additional 52 deaths were reported Saturday. Statewide, 2,625 people have died from the virus, DHS said. Overall, about 1% of people who have contracted the virus have died.

The number of negative tests in the state was 1,989,320, an increase of 13,808 from the previous day.

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An additional 181 people were hospitalized because of the virus Saturday. Across the state, 2,045 people are currently hospitalized because of the virus. Overall, about 5% of Wisconsinites who contracted the virus have been hospitalized.

Saturday's report also showed that 77% of the people who have tested positive for the virus have recovered. That means 22%, or 68,453 cases, are currently active.

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

Ashland County

  • Active cases: 119
  • Deaths: 5
  • Total cases: 488
  • Total negative tests: 4,680

Bayfield County

  • Active cases: 123
  • Deaths: 3
  • Total cases: 505
  • Total negative tests: 4,599

Burnett County

  • Active cases: 138
  • Deaths: 7
  • Total cases: 526
  • Total negative tests: 4,236

Douglas County

  • Active cases: 243
  • Deaths: 1
  • Total cases: 1,289
  • Total negative tests: 11,481

Iron County

  • Active cases: 54
  • Deaths: 5
  • Total cases: 295
  • Total negative tests: 1,959

Price County

  • Active cases: 116
  • Deaths: 3
  • Total cases: 549
  • Total negative tests: 4,041

Rusk County

  • Active cases: 208
  • Deaths: 5
  • Total cases: 531
  • Total negative tests: 3,443

Sawyer County

  • Active cases: 124
  • Deaths: 5
  • Total cases: 616
  • Total negative tests: 5,975

Taylor County

  • Active cases: 180
  • Deaths: 10
  • Total cases: 827
  • Total negative tests: 4,167

Washburn County

  • Active cases: 102
  • Deaths: 2
  • Total cases: 432
  • Total negative tests: 4,245

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