23,250 test positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 705 deaths, 17K+ recovered

MILWAUKEE — According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and local health agencies, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Wisconsin reached 23,250 on Tuesday, June 16. There have been 705 deaths statewide. More than 414,000 people have tested negative for the virus.

The Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard showed 9,678 cases and 322 deaths from COVID-19 in the county as of Tuesday afternoon. However, the Wisconsin DHS reported 352 deaths in the county.

The latest update from the DHS shows the number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus stands at approximately 17,122 — or about 74% 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).