Wisconsin DHS: COVID-19 cases up record 5,262; deaths up 64

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Tuesday, Oct. 27 reported a record 5,262 case rise in COVID-19 cases across the state, bringing the total to 206,311.

The case increase surpasses the previous single-day record of 4,591 set on Oct. 20. It is the first time more than 5,000 COVID-19 cases have been reported on a single day.

The DHS also reported a rise of 64 deaths from the previous day. Previously, a record 48 deaths had been reported on Oct. 21.

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