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Daily Wisconsin COVID-19 Update: 2,307 New Cases, No Deaths



  • 2,307 new cases
  • No new deaths recorded, 7 total deaths added to state system
  • 12,914 total deaths;
  • 257 hospitalized patients, 37 in ICU

On Friday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported an additional 2,307 new COVID-19 cases. The state has averaged 1,573 new cases per day in the last week.

On this day last year, there were 658 new cases, and a 7-day average of 590 cases per day. In 2020, 322 cases were recorded, with a 7-day average of 330 cases per day.

There were no new deaths, and seven total deaths recorded to the Department of Health Services system, putting the total Wisconsin death toll at 12,914. A lag in death reporting statewide has affected these numbers.

In Milwaukee County, there were 453 new confirmed cases reported and have been 274,715 total cases in the county since the pandemic began. The 7-day average in the county is 326 cases per day. One of the deaths added to the state system were attributed to Milwaukee County, putting the county death toll at 2,290 since the beginning of the pandemic.

If you are looking for COVID-19 testing or vaccination, consult the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website.

Allen Halas

Allen Halas is a life-long Milwaukeean, and has been in and around local music for over 15 years. He is an avid Milwaukee Bucks follower, and general supporter of all that the city has to offer. Find him on social media: @AllenHalas.

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May 06, 2022

3:42 p.m.

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