DHS: 727 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, 5 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 727 Wednesday, April 7, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 581,797.

There have been 6,653 deaths in the state, with five new deaths reported by state health officials Wednesday.

Of the positive cases, 27,894 have required hospitalization (4.8%), while 567,185 have recovered (97.5%), making for 7,715 active cases (1.3%).

More than 2.7 million have tested negative. More than 3.3 million have been tested.

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