DHS: 5,096 new positive cases of COVID-19, 24 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 5,096 on Friday, Oct. 30, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 220,092.

There have been 1,972 deaths in the state, with 24 new deaths reported Friday by DHS officials.

Of the positive cases, 11,145 have required hospitalization (5.1%), while 171,252 have recovered (77.8%), making for 43,833 active cases (21.3%).

More than 1.8 million have tested negative. 

More than 2 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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