DHS: 1,905 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; 10 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 1,905 Friday, Jan. 1, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 483,007.

There have been 4,869 deaths in the state, with 10 new deaths reported Friday by DHS officials.

Of the positive cases, 21,400 have required hospitalization (4.4%), while 450,358 have recovered (93.3%), making for 27,644 active cases (5.7%).

More than 2.3 million have tested negative. More than 2.8 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).


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