Seven more deaths reported in Wisconsin due to COVID-19

Author: Alyssa Hui

Seven reported COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin.

MADISON (WSUM) — There are now seven more deaths reported in Wisconsin due to COVID-19. 

The new number of losses in the state currently stands at 31, according to the Department of Health Services (DHS).

The total confirmed infections increased by 130, now standing at 1,730. On Wednesday, the number of people that tested positive for the virus was at 1,550. 

DHS reported that 20,317 test results for COVID-19 have come back negative in the state of Wisconsin. 

Symptoms of the coronavirus include cough, fever, and shortness of breath. In severe cases, pneumonia can develop.

If you think you are showing any of these symptoms, call your local hospital or clinic before physically going in. Doing this allows the staff to take proper steps to prevent the virus from spreading. 

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