MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) on Saturday, Aug. 22 reported 950 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the statewide total to 70,009.
The DHS also reported 13 new deaths related to COVID-19, bringing the total number of deaths due to virus complications to 1,081.
Among those who have tested positive, 60,933 (87.1%) have recovered and 7,977 (11.4%) cases remain active. 5,545 people have required hospitalization due to COVID-19 complications, or 7.9%.
More than 1.18 million people have been tested for the coronavirus in Wisconsin. More than 1.1 million have tested negative.
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Symptoms: Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).