MILWAUKEE -- The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Wisconsin reached 16,714 on Wednesday, May 27. There have been 545 deaths statewide. More than 210,000 people have tested negative for the virus.
The Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard showed 6,848 cases and 264 deaths from COVID-19 in the county as of Wednesday afternoon. However, the Wisconsin DHS reported 282 deaths in the county.
The latest update from the DHS shows the number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus stands at 9,846 — approximately 60% of total 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).