Electron microscope image of SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
NIAID-RML ASSOCIATED PRESS
No COVID-19 deaths were reported Monday in Wisconsin, marking the first time since early September that the state has had two such days in a row.
The last time Wisconsin went two or more days without a single reported death from the coronavirus was the three-day stretch of Sept. 6 through Sept. 8.
The state’s seven-day average of new cases was at its lowest point since early July, but it increased marginally from Sunday. The seven-day average on Monday was 612, up from 610 the day before.
Nearly 560,000 Wisconsin residents have tested positive for COVID-19 and 6,284 have died of the disease since the pandemic started.
Wisconsin’s death count is the