DHS: 5,095 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; 62 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 5,095 Thursday, Nov. 26, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 374,537. There are nine patients being treated at the Alternate Care Facility at Wisconsin State Fair Park.

There have been 3,240 deaths in the state, with 62 new deaths reported by DHS officials Thursday.

Of the positive cases, 16,658 have required hospitalization (4.4%), while 296,577 have recovered (79.2%), making for 74,658 active cases (19.9%). 

More than 2.1 million have tested negative. More than 2.4 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).