23,947 test positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 720 deaths, 18K+ recovered

MILWAUKEE — According to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services and local health agencies, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across Wisconsin reached 23,947 on Thursday, June 18. There have been 720 deaths statewide. More than 433,000 people have tested negative for the virus.

The Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard showed 9,995 cases and 328 deaths from COVID-19 in the county as of Thursday afternoon. However, the Wisconsin DHS reported 360 deaths in the county.

The latest update from the DHS shows the number of patients who have recovered from the coronavirus stands at approximately 18,055 — or about 76% 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).