Wisconsin reports 1,353 new COVID-19 cases, 12 deaths Saturday

Posted at 2:11 PM, Sep 12, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-12 15:11:58-04

WISCONSIN (NBC 26) — Although the percentage of positive tests decreased slightly, Wisconsin reported high numbers of coronavirus again on Saturday.

The state Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 1,353 cases of COVID-19 and 12 new deaths related to the virus as of Saturday afternoon.

Wisconsin health officials said 11.6% of test results returned positive. This is a decrease from the previous two days.

According to the latest DHS data, a little less than 88% of cases have been marked as recovered. There are currently 9,467 active cases in Wisconsin.

The DHS said hospitalizations increased by 46 people, bringing the state total to 6,309.

Click here to see more DHS data.