Wisconsin DHS: Coronavirus cases up 2,384; deaths up 72

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Tuesday, Dec. 29 reported 2,384 new, confirmed cases of COVID-19, for a total of 474,537 cases to date.

There have been 4,793 deaths related to COVID-19 -- an increase of 72 from Monday, Dec. 28.

Among those who have tested positive for COVID-19, 21,081 have required hospitalization (4.4%) and 438,394 have recovered (92.9%). There are 28,912 active cases in Wisconsin (6.1%), according to the DHS.

There are zero COVID-19 patients at the alternate care facility at Wisconsin State Fair Park as of Tuesday -- the fifth consecutive day with no patients at the facility.

More than 2.8 million people have been tested for COVID-19 in Wisconsin, of which more than 2.3 million have tested negative.

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Resources to keep you informed about COVID-19

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.

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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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