Wisconsin DHS: 1,762 new COVID-19 cases, 8 deaths confirmed

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Wednesday, Sept. 23 reported 1,762 new confirmed COVID-19 cases in the state.

In total, 105,932 cases have now been confirmed, along with 1,259 deaths -- an increase of eight deaths from Tuesday's report.

Among those who have tested positive, 6,821 have required hospitalization (6.4%) and 89,393 have recovered (84.4%); 15,262 cases remain active (14.4%) according to the DHS.

More than 1.4 million people have been tested for COVID-19 in Wisconsin, of which more than 1.3 million have tested negative.

On Wednesday, the DHS reported a percent positive rate of 13.1% for Sept. 23 with a seven-day average of 16.9%.

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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).