MADISON -- The number of positive cases of COVID-19 rose by more than 800 Friday, July 17, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services said -- reporting 880 more positive cases for a total of 40,507.
Two more deaths were reported Friday, for a total of 833.
Of the positive cases, 4,031 have required hospitalization (10%).
DHS officials said 31,258 people have recovered (77.2%) for a total of 8,411 active cases.
According to the DHS, 712,197 people have tested negative for COVID-19. More than 752,000 people have been tested in Wisconsin.
Milwaukee County's coronavirus dashboard showed 15,426 positive cases as of Friday afternoon, along with 365 deaths.
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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).