MILWAUKEE — Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Wednesday, April 29 reported 6,520 positive cases of COVID-19 in the state, with 1,489 (23%) requiring hospitalization. There have been 308 deaths in the state, and 66,630 people have tested negative.
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The Milwaukee County coronavirus dashboard showed 2,897 cases and 168 deaths related to the coronavirus in the county as of Wednesday afternoon.
Additional cases and deaths reported by health officials Wednesday brought the statewide totals to 6,636 positive cases and 311 deaths. DHS data is as of 9 p.m. the night before.
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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).