DHS reports over 3 million people tested in Wisconsin since COVID-19 pandemic began
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --- Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported over three million people have been tested in the state since the COVID-19 pandemic began.
Wisconsin has 5.86 million people living in the state.
In the latest DHS update on Saturday, Jan. 23, 7,460 more people have been tested. Out of those, 1,681 have tested positive. This brings the total to over half a million at 531,852 people.
It has also been announced 42 more people have died and 89 more have been hospitalized.
According to DHS, 2,469,123 people have tested negative and 502,593 have recovered, which is 94% of all cases.
Today's #COVID19_WI update. Simple steps, like staying home and wearing masks, can help us protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our communities. #YouStopTheSpread: https://t.co/azIna4b1Jppic.twitter.com/tPtrnMij4z— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) January 23, 2021