MILWAUKEE (AP) — Wisconsin well being officers on Saturday mentioned the state set a single-day report for COVID-19 circumstances with practically 2,900 constructive exams.
The Wisconsin Division of Well being Companies reported a 20.5% positivity charge from 14,084 exams that have been processed within the final day. The earlier report for brand spanking new circumstances in a single day got here on Thursday, with 2,887.
Well being officers additionally introduced 19 deaths within the final day, elevating the variety of fatalities because of issues from the virus to 1,372.
Greater than 24,000 individuals in Wisconsin have examined constructive for COVID-19. There was practically 527 new circumstances per 100,000 individuals over the previous two weeks, which ranks third within the nation for brand spanking new circumstances per capita, in keeping with The COVID Monitoring Challenge.
For most individuals, the brand new coronavirus causes gentle or reasonable signs, resembling fever and cough that clear up in two to a few weeks. For some, particularly older adults and folks with present well being issues, it will probably trigger extra extreme sickness, together with pneumonia and dying.
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