DHS: 2,267 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Wisconsin

73 People Have Died From New Coronavirus In Wisconsin So Far

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Emergency medical technicians transport a patient to Elmhurst Hospital Center emergency room, Saturday, April 4, 2020 in the Queens borough of New York. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people, but for some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death. Mary Altaffer/AP Photo

The state Department of Health Services announced Sunday there are 2,267 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.

According to figures from DHS, 68 people in Wisconsin have died from COVID-19 as of Sunday afternoon. That figure does not include five additional deaths in Milwaukee County reported by local officials, bringing the statewide total to 73 deaths.

According to DHS, 624 people have been hospitalized.

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The number of positive test results increased by 155 cases from Saturday to Sunday.

Across the state, 25,169 people have tested negative for the virus so far. From Saturday to Sunday, the number of negative test results increased by 1,310.

Wisconsin’s cities are seeing the highest number of positive cases related to COVID-19. As of Sunday, Milwaukee County health officials reported there were 1,167 positive test results there alone.

There are confirmed cases in 57 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties.

The following counties have no confirmed cases as of Sunday afternoon: Burnett, Forest, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Lafayette, Langlade, Lincoln, Pepin, Polk, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vernon, Washburn and Waushara.