17,281 test positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 556 deaths, 10K+ recovered

MILWAUKEE — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Wisconsin reached 17,281 on Thursday, May 28. There have been 556 deaths statewide. More than 220,000 people have tested negative for the virus.

The Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard showed 7,182 cases and 268 deaths from COVID-19 in the county as of Thursday afternoon. However, the Wisconsin DHS reported 285 deaths in the county.

The latest update from the DHS shows the number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus stands at 10,384 — approximately 61% of total cases.

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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).