MILWAUKEE — The number of people in the state testing positive for COVID-19 grew to 13,029 on Tuesday, May 19. There have been 468 deaths statewide. More than 148,000 people have tested negative.
The Milwaukee County coronavirus dashboard showed 5,185 positive cases and 240 deaths related to the coronavirus in the county as of Tuesday afternoon. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, however, reported 260 deaths in the county.
As of Tuesday, the DHS website noted there were 7,371 cases that were listed as recovered — or about 57% of the overall positive cases.
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About COVID-19 (from the CDC)
Symptoms: Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).