138 deaths in Wisconsin due to COVID-19; 3K+ positive cases, 34K+ negative



MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported Saturday afternoon, April 11 that 3,213 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in the state.

Milwaukee County reported 1,692 positive cases Saturday afternoon -- more than the number compiled in the state's afternoon report (1,653).

With the additional cases reported by Milwaukee County, the total number of confirmed cases in Wisconsin reached more than 3,260.

There have been 138 confirmed deaths -- 85 in Milwaukee County -- and 34,680 negative tests, according to data from the DHS and county health departments.

Officials with the DHS reported Saturday that 950 people who have tested positive for the virus required hospitalization (30%).




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      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).