MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin health officials on Sunday, May 24 reported 400 new cases of the coronavirus and three additional deaths.
The Department of Health Services update shows that the number of COVID19 cases across the state is 15,277. The total number of hospitalizations was 2,315, an increase of 23 from Saturday’s report.
The number of deaths related to the coronavirus in Wisconsin is 510.
Statewide, 186,206 tests have come back negative. That’s an increase from 179,329 negative tests reported Saturday.
Health officials said 15% of people who have tested positive for coronavirus in Wisconsin have been hospitalized.
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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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).