DHS: 56K+ positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 961 deaths, 45K+ recovered, 928K+ negative

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 728 Tuesday, Aug. 4, for a total of 56,056, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported.

There have been 961 deaths in the state, with 12 new deaths reported Tuesday.

Of the positive cases, 4,783 have required hospitalization (8.5%), and 45,368 have recovered (81%), for a total of 9,709 active cases.

More than 928,000 have tested negative, and mroe than 984,000 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).