State Fair Park COVID-19 facility sees 11 patients as Wisconsin reaches grim milestone
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- The eleventh patient has been admitted into the Alternate Care Facility at the Wisconsin State Fair Park on Saturday, Oct. 31.
This comes as Wisconsin reaches another grim milestone. According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the state has over 2,000 coronavirus deaths.
#Wisconsin has reached another grim milestone in the #COVID19 pandemic with over 2,000 deaths reported today. Our hearts go out to the friends and families of those who have passed. #YouStopTheSpread. pic.twitter.com/1wetAM95dP— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) October 31, 2020
The state has seen its highest single day increase with 5,278 cases on Saturday. The previous highest single day was on Tuesday with 5,262. This brings the state's total to 225,370.
Wisconsin also had 59 new deaths, bringing the total deaths to 2,031. This is the second highest single-day record. The record was set on Tuesday with 64.