Wisconsin COVID cases up 639, deaths up 13: DHS

The number of positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin rose by 639 on Wednesday, May 5, for a total of 600,936, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

State health officials reported 13 new deaths Wednesday, with a total of 6,863 deaths in the state.

Of the positive cases, 29,600 have required hospitalization (4.9%), while 585,179 have recovered (97.4%), making for 8,628 active cases (1.4%).

More than 2.8 million have tested negative.

More than 3.4 million have been tested.

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