DHS: 1,672 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; 7 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 1,672 Tuesday, Sept. 22, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 104,170.

There have been 1,251 deaths in the state, with seven new deaths reported Tuesday by DHS officials.

Of the positive cases, 6,765 have required hospitalization (6.5%), while 86,822 have recovered (84.7%), making for 14,414 active cases (14.1%).

More than 1.3 million have tested negative. More than 1.4 million have been tested.

Coronavirus in Wisconsin: Tuesday, Sept. 22

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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).