DHS: 1,826 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 18 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 1,826 Sunday, Dec. 20, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 457,177.

There have been 4,417 deaths in the state, with 18 new deaths reported Sunday by DHS officials.

Of the positive cases, 20,120 have required hospitalization (4.4%), while 415,922 have recovered (91%), making for 36,736 active cases (8%). 

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

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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).