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UW-Madison student hospitalized from the coronavirus

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UW-Madison student hospitalized from the coronavirus

UW-Madison student hospitalized from the coronavirus

The UW-Madison says one student has been hospitalized due to complications from the coronavirus.

RIGHT NOW AT FIVE: CASES OFCOVID-19 SPIKE IN WISCONSIN...COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES INOUR STATE ARE UNDER THEMICROSCOPE.TODAY..

U-W MADISONREPORTING ITS FIRST STUDENTáHOSPITALIZEDá WITHCORONAVIRUS.NO SPECIFICS WERE RELEASED DUETO PRIVACY ISSUES.

ALSO, THEREWERE 11 NEW POSITIVE COVID-19CASES REPORTED ON CAMPUSTODAY, 10 STUDENTS AND ONEEMPLOYEE; THERE WERE ALSO 35STUDENTS AND ONE EMPLOYEE WHOTESTED POSITIVE AT OFF-CAMPUSTESTING SITES.

374STUDENTSARE IN ON-CAMPUS ISOLATION AND112 IN HOUSING QUARANTINE.THAT'S IN ADDITION TO THE TWORESIDENCE HALLS AND GREEKHOUSES ALREADY IN QUARANTINE.WITH REGARD TO THEHOSPITALIZED STUDENT, UWCHANCELLOR REBECCA BLANKISSUED A STATEMENT READING:""THIS SHOULD SERVE AS AREMINDER TO ALL OF OURSTUDENTS THAT COVID-19 CANHAVE SERIOUS COMPLICATIONS NOMATTER WHAT AGE YOU ARE.

IT'SINCREDIBLY IMPORTANT FOREVERYONE TO FOLLOW THE PUBLICHEALTH GUIDELINES."FOR THE SIXTH TIME IN THE PASTWEEK, WISCONSIN HEALTHOFFICIALS REPORTED AT LEAST 13-HUNDRED NEW COVID-19 CASES INA SINGLE DAY.

THE LATEST SHOW1,408 NEW, CONFIRMED CASES...BRINGING OUR TOTAL TO MORETHAN 92-THOUSAND CASES.OUR DAILY RATE OFPOSITIVITY... SIMILAR TOYESTERDAY AT 11-AND-A-HALFPERCENT.

HOWEVER, THESEVEN-DAY AVERAGE IS 1POINT-ONE PERCENT.




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