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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 1,062 new cases of COVID-19 on Saturday afternoon.
The results, a 24-hour snapshot, mark the second-highest one-day case total. In 23 of the last 25 days the state has reported over 700 new cases, a mark it had eclipsed only once before.
Saturday’s data release covers 14,858 tests, marking a positive case rate of 7.15 percent. The rate’s trend is an indicator of the disease’s spread and if sufficient testing is being administered. The rate surged throughout late June and much of July before leveling out at the end of the month.
The seven- and 14-day positive case rates stand at