There were 3,861 new cases of coronavirus reported in Wisconsin on Friday, according to Johns Hopkins University, charting a new record high number of cases for the state.
Wisconsin's previous high was 3,743 cases, which was set on Thursday.
On Friday, United States Surgeon General Jerome Adams warned that Wisconsin is a Covid-19 red state, with a rising positivity rate.
"I want you all to be aware that Wisconsin is currently one of our red states. Meaning, your positivity rates are over 10% and going in the wrong direction. Cases are in the red, going in the wrong direction," he said
"It is critical that we actually understand where this virus is circulating so that we could get cases under control and reverse positivity,” he added.
Adams spoke at a news conference announcing a new Covid-19 surge testing location in Neenah, Wisconsin.
The COVID Tracking project reports Wisconsin’s positivity rate at 23.91% as of Saturday morning.
President Trump is set to hold a rally in Janesville, Wisconsin on Saturday evening.