DHS: 2,267 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin
73 people have died from the new coronavirus in Wisconsin so far
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.
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.
Douglas County has seven confirmed cases, with 165 people who tested negative for the illness. Bayfield County has three confirmed cases, with 55 people who have tested negative.
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.
The Telegram staff contributed to this report.
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