MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Wednesday, Sept. 30 reported 2,319 new cases of COVID-19 and 27 additional deaths related to the virus.
The number of new deaths reported Wednesday is the largest single-day rise reported thus far, surpassing the previous high of 22 deaths on May 27.
In total, 122,274 people in Wisconsin have tested positive for COVID-19 and 1,327 deaths have been reported by the DHS.
Among those who tested positive for COVID-19, 7,300 have required hospitalization (6%) and 98,385 have recovered (82%); there are 20,252 active cases (16.9%).
More than 1.5 million people in Wisconsin have now been tested for COVID-19, more than 1.4 million of which have tested negative, according to the DHS.
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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).