New virus cases top 7K for second straight day; each WI county has now reported at least 1 death

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Positive coronavirus cases topped 7,000 in Wisconsin Wednesday, Nov. 11, for the second straight day.

Pepin County also reported its first death, marking a grim milestone -- all 72 counties in Wisconsin have now reported at least one death.

An additional 277 people were hospitalized in Wisconsin Wednesday, and 62 more people died.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services added a "critically high" category to their Disease Activity Dashboard Wednesday, indicating how alarming COVID-19 activity is in counties and regions throughout Wisconsin.

The "critically high" category is nearly three times higher than "very high." Both the state and 65 counties were at this level Wednesday. 

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