16,128 test positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 526 deaths, 9.4K+ recovered from virus

MILWAUKEE — Information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and health departments at the local level shows that the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the state reached 16,128 on Tuesday, May 26.

The number of deaths related to the coronavirus in Wisconsin is 526 -- and there have been 2,362 hospitalizations due to the disease. More than 200,000 people have tested negative for COVID-19.

The Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard showed 6,577 cases and 259 deaths from COVID-19 in the county as of Tuesday afternoon. However, the DHS reported 277 deaths.

The latest update from the DHS shows the number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus stands at 9,405 -- approximately 59% of total cases.

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CLICK HERE to view the latest COVID-19 totals (updated daily at 2 p.m.) from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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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).