DHS: 3,777 new COVID-19 cases; up 12 deaths in Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Monday, Oct. 19 reported 3,777 new cases of COVID-19 -- bringing the cumulative number of cases to 173,891.

The DHS on Monday also reported that 1,600 people have now died due to COVID-19 complications -- an increase of 12 from the previous day.

Of the positive cases, 9,319 have required hospitalization (5.4%), while 136,910 have recovered (78.7%), making for 35,345 active cases (20.3%).

More than 1.7 million have tested negative. Nearly 1.9 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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