DHS: 2,134 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; 37 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 rose by 2,134 Wednesday, Jan. 13, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 513,270.

There have been 5,248 deaths in the state, with 37 new deaths reported by state health officials Wednesday.

Of the positive cases, 22,705 have required hospitalization (4.4%), while 480,112 have recovered (93.6%), making for 27,749 active cases (5.4%).

More than 2.4 million have tested negative.

More than 2.9 million have been tested.

As for the coronavirus vaccine, state health officials announced Wednesday, Jan. 13, that 176,165 doses have been administered.

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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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