Two more COVID-19 deaths reported in Wisconsin -- bringing total victims to 7
Updated: 1:36 p.m. on March 25, 2020
WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- A seventh person has died in Wisconsin from the coronavirus, according to the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office on Wednesday afternoon, March 25.
Dane County reported their first death also on Wednesday, an individual in their late 70s.
The latest death in Milwaukee County, according to the ME's Office, was a 60-year-old man who died from the virus infection at his home near 31st and McKinley.
Published: 11:18 a.m. on March 25, 2020
DANE COUNTY, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Dane County has reported its first coronavirus (COVID-19) death, marking the sixth death in the state from the virus -- according to Public Health Madison and Dane County on Wednesday, March 25.
The individual was in their late 70s.
“We are saddened by the loss of one of our community members, and we extend our sympathies to their loved ones,” says Janel Heinrich, Director of Public Health Madison & Dane County. “COVID-19 can cause serious health complications and death, especially among older adults and people with chronic health conditions, that’s why it’s important that we all work together to prevent the spread of illness.”
As of Tuesday, 457 people tested positive for COVID-19, and 8,237 tests came back negative.