DHS: 1,435 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; 8 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 1,435 on Monday, Dec. 21, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 458,612.

There have been 4,425 deaths in the state, with eight new deaths reported Monday by DHS officials.

There are currently three patients being cared for at the Alternate Care Facility at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

Of the positive cases, 20,168 have required hospitalization (4.4%), while 418,587 have recovered (91.3%), making for 35,498 active cases (7.7%). 

More than 2.2 million have tested negative. More than 2.7 million have been tested.

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Resources to keep you informed about COVID-19

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CLICK HERE to view the latest COVID-19 totals (updated daily at 2 p.m.) from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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About COVID-19 (from the CDC)

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).


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