DHS: 4,870 new positive cases of COVID-19, 51 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 4,870 Thursday, Oct. 29, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 214,996.

There have been 1,948 deaths in the state, with 51 new deaths reported Thursday by DHS officials.

Of the positive cases, 11,003 have required hospitalization (5.1%), while 164,726 have recovered (78.4%), making for 43,468 active cases (20.7%).

More than 1.8 million have tested negative. 

More than 2 million have been tested.

Resources to keep you informed about COVID-19

CLICK HERE to view the Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard.

CLICK HERE to view the latest COVID-19 totals (updated daily at 2 p.m.) from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

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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).