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.

FREE DOWNLOAD: Get breaking news alerts in the FOX6 News app for iOS or Android

COVID-19 vaccine resources & more

Milwaukee Health Department info on COVID-19 vaccine

Wisconsin Department of Health Services COVID-19 vaccine registry 

CLICK HERE to view the Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard.

CLICK HERE to view the latest COVID-19 totals (updated daily at 2 p.m.) from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

CoronavirusNow.com: A Fox Television Stations initiative to provide you with the most up-to-date national and international news on COVID-19.Helpful phone numbers

About COVID-19 (from the CDC)

Tourism spending in Wisconsin takes a 30% hit due to coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic caused a 30% decline in direct spending by tourists in Wisconsin in 2020, but officials are optimistic the industry will rebound this year.

New COVID-19 quarantine policy in effect at School District of Waukesha

The School District of Waukesha has a new quarantine policy for students and staff exposed to COVID-19. 

COVID vaccine eligibility for kids may soon expand: DHS

Wisconsin's COVID-19 vaccination has leveled off, but a change to the age group eligible for shots may soon change -- pending FDA authoritzation.