MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Friday, Oct. 16 reported 3,861 new cases of COVID-19 -- a record single-day rise -- bringing the cumulative number of cases to 166,186.
The DHS on Friday also reported that 1,574 people have now died due to COVID-19 complications -- an increase of 21 from the previous day.
Of the positive cases, 9,027 have required hospitalization (5.4%), while 125,576 have recovered (78.6%), making for 33,160 active cases (20.4%).
More than 1.5 million have tested negative. More than 1.7 million have been tested.
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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).