DHS: 43K+ positive cases of COVID-19 statewide, 849 deaths, 33K+ recovered

MADISON -- The number of positive cases of COVID-19 rose by over 850 Monday, July 20, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, which reported 863 new positive cases, for a total of 43,183.

There have been 852 deaths in the state, with three new deaths reported by DHS officials Monday. Of the positive cases, 2% have died, and 9.7% (4,107) have required hospitalization -- with 25 more patients hospitalized as of Monday, DHS officials said.

More than 33,000 (33,130) or 77.1% of cases have recovered, with DHS officials reporting 8,838 active cases Monday.

More than 780,000 have tested negative, with more than 737,000 people tested.

The Milwaukee County coronavirus dashboard showed 16,247 positive cases and 367 deaths in the county as of Monday afternoon.

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      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).