Report: COVID-19 deaths in Wisconsin up 19 from previous day

MILWAUKEE (AP) — An update issued Saturday by the Wisconsin Department of Human Services showed an increase of 19 COVID-19 deaths from the previous day's report, raising the total number of deaths from the virus to 56.

The department summary shows a total of 2,112 positive tests for COVID-19, a jump of 196 from Friday. A total of 588 people have been hospitalized.

The MIlwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office reported six new deaths on Saturday, bringing the total number of deaths in the county to 34.

Nearly 24,000 people have tested negative for the virus. 

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