280 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Wisconsin; total nears 25,000

MADISON -- Wisconsin health officials have confirmed 280 new cases of the coronavirus, down about 100 in the last day.

The update released Sunday, June 21 puts the total of positive COVID-19 tests in the state at more than 24,800.

No new deaths were reported, following Saturday’s confirmation of 14 deaths, the most in one day since June 9.

The state’s death toll stands at 744.

Wisconsin’s largest increase in cases in the last two weeks was Thursday, when 422 new positive tests were reported.

Officials reported the completion of 6,051 test results, the fewest in the last 14 days.

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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).