MILWAUKEE - The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin rose by 688 Wednesday, April 28, for a total of 596,552, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported.
Officials with the DHS reported 34 new deaths Wednesday, with a total of 6,807 deaths in the state. It is the most deaths reported in a single day since 52 were reported on Feb. 25.
Of the positive cases, 29,182 have required hospitalization (4.9%), while 579,972 have recovered (97.4%), making for 8,852 active cases (1.5%).
More than 2.8 million have tested negative.
More than 3.4 million have been tested.
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