MILWAUKEE — The total positive cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin rose to 1,626 on Wednesday, April 1, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported. There have been a total of 34 deaths — and more than 18,000 negative tests (18,819).
New on Wednesday, DHS officials began including the number of patients hospitalized as a result of COVID-19. As of Wednesday at 2 p.m., that number was 398 (26%) -- updates HERE.
Milwaukee County’s coronavirus dashboard showed 833 positive cases in the county Wednesday afternoon. The state listed Milwaukee County as having 780 positive cases (as of 9 p.m. Tuesday).
Health officials in Dane County reported an additional 17 cases Wednesday (232 vs. 215 reported by the state as of Tuesday night).
Kenosha County health officials reported an additional three cases Wednesday (57 vs. 54 reported by the state as of Tuesday night).
In Sheboygan County, health officials reported an additional three cases (15 vs. 12 reported by the state as of Tuesday night).
With the additional cases, the statewide total is 1,626.
Number of positive results by county
|Wisconsin County||Positive as of 4/1/2020||Negative as of 4/1/2020||Deaths as of 4/1/2020|
|Fond du Lac||24||367||2|
Percent of total COVID-19 cases by age group
|Age Group (Years)||Confirmed Cases as of 4/1/2020||Deaths as of 4/1/2020|
Percent of total COVID-19 cases by gender
|Gender||Confirmed Cases as of 4/1/2020||Deaths as of 4/1/2020|
COVID-19 related deaths in Wisconsin
DHS officials shared the following message regarding the pandemic on their website:
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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).