DHS: 946 new positive cases of COVID-19 in WI; 8 new deaths

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 946 Monday, Jan. 25, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported, for a total of 533,917.

There have been 5,699 deaths in the state, with eight new deaths reported by DHS officials Monday.

Of the positive cases, 23,748 have required hospitalization (4.4%), while 505,987 have recovered (94.8%), making for 22,041 active cases (4.1%).

More than 2.4 million have tested negative.

More than 3 million have been tested.

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Resources to keep you informed about COVID-19

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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).

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Message from health experts as we all await the COVID-19 vaccine

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