DHS: 3,428 Confirmed COVID-19 Cases In Wisconsin

155 People Have Died From New Coronavirus In Wisconsin So Far

jogger runs past the entrance to a coronavirus mobile testing facility
A jogger runs past the entrance to a coronavirus mobile testing facility at the University of Central Florida Monday, April 6, 2020, in Orlando, Fla. John Raoux/AP Photo

There are 3,428 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin, the state Department of Health Services announced Monday.

According to figures from DHS, 154 people in Wisconsin have died from COVID-19 as of Monday afternoon. That doesn’t include one death in Door County, which the county announced earlier on Monday, bringing the statewide total to 155.

DHS reports 993 people have been hospitalized because of the virus. That means at least 29 percent of people who have tested positive for the new coronavirus in the state have been hospitalized. DHS officials have said they don’t know the hospitalization history of 19 percent of cases.

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The number of positive test results increased by 87 from Sunday to Monday.

Across the state, 36,769 people have tested negative for the virus so far. From Sunday to Monday, the number of negative test results increased by 853.

With recent increases in testing capacity, health officials are loosening restrictions on who can get tested, subject to the availability of testing supplies.

Wisconsin’s cities are seeing the highest number of positive cases of COVID-19. There are now confirmed cases in 64 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, with Green Lake’s first confirmed case.

The following counties have no confirmed cases as of Monday afternoon: Burnett, Forest, Langlade, Lincoln, Pepin, Taylor, Vernon and Washburn.