Another record day for Wisconsin with 7,000+ new COVID-19 cases
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- For the first time in Wisconsin, the state is seeing over 7,000 new coronavirus cases reported in a day, according to Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
On Saturday, Nov. 7, the state has confirmed 7,065 new Covid-19 cases. This brings the state to a total of 263,130 people confirmed.
DHS also reported 173 new people were hospitalized and 45 more people died.
For the first time, we see 7,000+ #COVID19_WI cases reported in a day. Protect yourself & your community & #StopTheSpread. Stay home if you can. If you can't, practice physical distancing, #MaskUpWisconsin & use our Decision Tool to make safe choices: https://t.co/4JQGip7yuwpic.twitter.com/YqLhZp1um0— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) November 7, 2020
The department again urged Wisconsin residents to stay home and practice physical distancing, as well as remembering to mask up.
White House officials are saying that more Wisconsinites will unnecessarily die if we doesn't adopt a "more comprehensive" plan to combat the out of control spread of Covid in this state.— Sam Kuffel (@SamKuffelWx) November 7, 2020
It didn’t have to get this bad. We need to act now. Together. https://t.co/PqnpLa7iSY