MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin has recorded 307 more coronavirus cases and four new deaths, the Department of Health Services reported Monday, May 25.
The new cases raised Wisconsin's total to 15,584 and its death toll to 510.
The state reported 7,173 new negative tests for a cumulative total of 193,379 negative tests. The percentage of positive tests dipped to 4.1%. That’s down from 5.5% Sunday and 6.8% Saturday.
Wisconsin reported 399 COVID-19 patients were hospitalized as of Monday, including 126 in intensive care. The statewide hospitalization rate for confirmed cases remains 15%, and 59% of confirmed cases in Wisconsin have recovered.
For most people, the coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms, such as fever and cough that clear up in two to three weeks. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.
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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).