MILWAUKEE — The number of people in the state testing positive for COVID-19 grew to 14,046 on Thursday, May 21. There have been 488 deaths statewide. More than 163,000 people have tested negative.
The Milwaukee County coronavirus dashboard showed 5,631 positive cases and 246 deaths related to the coronavirus in the county as of Thursday afternoon. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services, however, reported 269 deaths in the county.
As of Thursday, the DHS website noted there were 8,012 cases that were listed as recovered — or about 58% 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).