Wisconsin COVID cases up 293, deaths up 3: DHS

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin increased by 293 on Saturday, May 22, for a total of 608,285, state health officials reported.

There have been 6,989 deaths in the state, with three new deaths reported Saturday.

Among those who have tested positive for COVID-19, 30,620 people have been hospitalized (5%) and 594,611 people have recovered (97.8%). There are 6,387 active cases in the state (1.1%).

More than 2.9 million have tested negative.

More than 3.5 million have been tested.

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