The state Department of Health Services announced Wednesday there are 2,756 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.
According to figures from DHS, 99 people in Wisconsin have died from COVID-19 as of Wednesday afternoon. That doesn’t include two additional deaths in Milwaukee County reported by local officials, bring the statewide total to 101 deaths.
According to DHS, 790 people have been hospitalized. That means 29 percent of people who have tested positive for the new coronavirus in the state have been hospitalized.
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The number of positive test results increased by 178 cases from Tuesday to Wednesday.
Across the state, 30,115 people have tested negative for the virus so far. From Tuesday to Wednesday, the number of negative test results increased by 1,603.
Wisconsin’s cities are seeing the highest number of positive cases related to COVID-19. There are confirmed cases in 60 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, the same number as Tuesday.
The following counties have no confirmed cases as of Wednesday afternoon: Burnett, Forest, Green Lake, Langlade, Lincoln, Pepin, Polk, Price, Sawyer, Taylor, Vernon and Washburn.
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