DHS: 2,440 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin

83 people have died from the new coronavirus in Wisconsin so far

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The state Department of Health Services announced Monday there are 2,440 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin.

According to figures from DHS, 77 people in Wisconsin have died from COVID-19 as of Monday afternoon. That figure does not include five additional deaths in Milwaukee County and one additional death in Sheboygan County reported by local officials, bringing the statewide total to 83 deaths.

According to DHS, 668 people have been hospitalized. That means 27% of people who test positive for the new coronavirus have been hospitalized.

The number of positive test results increased by 173 cases from Sunday to Monday.

Douglas County had seven confirmed cases as of Monday's DHS report, with 195 people who tested negative for the illness. Bayfield County had three confirmed cases, with 57 people who tested negative.


Across the state, 26,574 people have tested negative for the virus so far. From Sunday to Monday, the number of negative test results increased by 1,405.

Wisconsin's cities are seeing the highest number of positive cases related to COVID-19.

There are confirmed cases in 59 of Wisconsin's 72 counties.

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

The Telegram staff contributed to this report.

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