Wisconsin DHS: 1,696 new COVID-19 cases, 4 new deaths confirmed

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Monday, Oct. 5 reported 1,696 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the state.

In total, 134,359 people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin. A single-day high of 2,892 was reported on Oct. 3.

Among those who have tested positive, 1,381 deaths -- an increase of 4 from Sunday -- have been reported. There have been 7,702 people hospitalized (5.7%) and 108,371 people have recovered (80.7%). There are 24,589 active cases (18.3%).

More than 1.6 million people have been tested for COVID-19, of which nearly 1.5 million have tested negative, according to the DHS.

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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).

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