Number of Wisconsin COVID-19 cases increases to 19 | WisCommunity

Number of Wisconsin COVID-19 cases increases to 19

March 13, 2020 - 4:19pm

Deputy Secretary Julie Willems Van Dijk talks COVID-19

The in the state increased to 19 today. This is a sharp increase from yesterday, and this quick increase is expected to continue for some time. There have been 169 negative tests, and one patient has recovered. 

This includes five people in Dane County, one of whom has recovered. There have been six cases confirmed in Fond du Lac County, three in Sheboygan County, two in Milwaukee County, and one each in Racine, Pierce, and Washington Counties.

More tests are being conducted now and it is expected the number of reported cases will continue to increase rapidly. The quick increase in the number of tests is explained in this video from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

A full briefing of today's COVID-19 status

The new guidelines that have been issued are linked to below.

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