DHS: 953 new COVID-19 cases; 47,870 confirmed cases, 891 deaths in Wisconsin

MADISON -- The number of positive cases of COVID-19 rose by 953 on Saturday, July 25, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported. It was the first time in three days that the number of new cases dropped below 1,000.

In total, 47,870 people have tested positive for the virus. 891 deaths have been reported.

More than 37,000 people have now recovered from the coronavirus in the state -- approximately 78% of all cases. The latest DHS report states that 4,370 people -- or 9.1% -- who tested positive required hospitalization. More than 808,000 people have tested negative.

The number of confirmed cases in Milwaukee County now stands ar 17,861 with 427 deaths.

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      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).