MADISON (WKOW) — According to the latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, 13,004 new cases of COVID-19 were reported in Wisconsin on Thursday.
The seven-day average of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin stands at 9,915 according to the latest figures from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.
From Wednesday afternoon 2219 COVID-19 patients were treated in hospitals in Wisconsin. Of these, 479 are in the ICU, according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. This data is updated daily at 3:30 PM
The Ministry of Health dashboard also shows that the seven-day average of new confirmed cases is 9,915 and the seven-day average of new probable cases is 2,385. (CHART). The seven-day average for percent positive per test is 27.4%
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services updates the statistics every day on her website around 2 p.m..
The new strain of the coronavirus causes COVID-19. Symptoms include cough, fever, and shortness of breath. A full list of symptoms is available at: the website of the Centers for Disease Control.
In severe cases, pneumonia can develop. Those most at risk are the elderly, people with heart or lung disease, and anyone at greater risk of infection.
For most, the virus is mild, similar to a cold or the flu.
Anyone who believes they have the disease should call a hospital or clinic ahead of time before being diagnosed. This gives staff time to take the proper precautions so the virus doesn’t spread.
Those in need of emergency medical care should continue to use 911.