Confirmed cases of COVID-19 surpass 1,600 in Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. — The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin has surpassed 1,600.
According to numbers from state and county health officials, Wisconsin now has 1,624 confirmed cases of the coronavirus. The new numbers show an increase of 216 since Tuesday afternoon.
So far, 32 people have died from COVID-19 in Wisconsin. Milwaukee County announced four new deaths Wednesday afternoon.
MCMEO investigating four additional deaths due to complications of coronavirus (COVID-19). 49 yoa male from Milwaukee, 73 yoa male from Oak Creek, 89 yoa male from South Milwaukee, and 78 yoa female from Milwaukee. Sixteen total deaths in Milwaukee County from COVID-19.
— Medical Examiner (@mkemedexamine) April 1, 2020
According to DHS’ website, 18,819 people have tested negative for the disease. Meanwhile, new numbers show that 398, roughly 26% of people with confirmed cases, have been hospitalized due to the disease.
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