More than 25% of COVID-19 tests came back positive in some Midwestern states last week as the region experiences an increase in infections and hospitalizations, according to a report on Sunday.
Over the past seven days, North Dakota’s positive test rate has averaged 30%, which was up 24% from last week. South Dakota has seen 26% of its tests coming back positive, an increase of 9% percent from the previous week, according to an analysis by Reuters that used testing data from The COVID Tracking Project.
Meanwhile, more than 27% of COVID-19 tests received by the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Sunday were positive in the previous 24 hours, FOX 9 reported.
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