Health officials investigate new pending case of coronavirus, still only one confirmed

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MADISON, Wis. — Health officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services are investigating a new potential case of coronavirus in Wisconsin.

Accoridng to DHS’s website, as of Friday, there are now 17 people in Wisconsin who have been tested for the novel coronavirus, which health officials are referring to as COVID-19.

The new pending case comes less than a week after the number of of investigated cases in the state rose to 16.

So far, 15 tests have come back negative and one has come back positive.