COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin continue to indicate that this will be a long winter. 83 more deaths from the pandemic were reported today in Wisconsin. None of these deaths were in Dunn County, which stays at a count of 5 deaths. In Eau Claire County, two new deaths were reported, bringing the total to 48.

State-wide there are 6635 new positive cases, bringing the 7-day average of new cases to 6441. In comparison the 7-day-average on 10/1 was 2445, so the rate of infection is very much higher.

Please continue to try to stay safe. Stay at home as much as possible. If you do go into a public place, please be sure to wear a mask and to wear it properly.

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Steve Hanson

Steve is a web designer and recently retired from running the hosting and development company Cruiskeen Consulting LLC. Cruiskeen Consulting LLC is the parent company of Wis.Community, and publication of this site continues after his retirement.

Steve is a member of LION Publishers and the Local Media Consortium, is active in Health Dunn Right, and is vice-president of the League of Women Voters of the greater Chippewa Valley

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