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7:45 a.m.: City of Milwaukee reaches 2,000 cases of virus

The city of Milwaukee reported 11 new coronavirus cases between Tuesday morning and Monday afternoon, sending the citywide caseload over the 2,000 mark.

Across the county, 16 new cases were reported, totaling 2,708, while the city total now rests at 2,002 cases, according to the county’s online dashboard.

Six more deaths were also reported Tuesday morning, totaling 162 in the county.

As of Monday, countywide hospitalizations for COVID-19 remained at 161, virtually identical to the previous two days. That number has steadily trended down since April 12, when 267 people were hospitalized, according to the dashboard.

— Elliot Hughes


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