One homicide, 6 Covid-19 deaths over holidays, Milwaukee ME says
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- Milwaukee Medical Examiner released their holiday investigations numbers Saturday, Dec. 26.
Holiday investigations: 7 probable OD's, 6 COVID deaths, 2 suicides and 1 homicide. Autopsies in progress.— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine) December 26, 2020
Wisconsin health officials reported slightly more than 1,500 new cases of the coronavirus, making up about 17.5% of the tests that were process Friday, Dec. 25.
Wisconsin ranks 25th in the country for new cases per capita in the last two weeks. One in every 273 people in the state tested positive in the past week.
The COVID Tracking Project has the death toll listed as the 30th highest per capita among all states at about 86 deaths per 100,000 people.