15 people tested for coronavirus in Wisconsin, still only 1 confirmed case

Coronavirus update
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MADISON, Wis. — There are now fifteen Wisconsin residents being monitored for conravirus, according to the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

All 15 people underwent testing. As of Monday, 13 tests for coronavirus have come back negative, one came back positive and one person’s test results are still pending.

The only confirmed case is a person from Dane County who had recently visited Beijing, China. The Dane County resident was treated and tested at UW Hospital in Madison.

Health officials said patients suspected of having coronavirus can be isolated at home if they are not showing major symptoms, but those who are ill can be isolated at a hospital.

The risk to the public remains low, and health officials reinforced that ethnicity and race do not have any influence on the virus.