DHS confirms that 10.4% of new COVID-19 tests test positive, no new deaths reported

MADISON, Wis. – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services announced Sunday that 10.4% of new COVID-19 tests tested positive with no new deaths reported.

The Department of Health Services reported 4,996 new test results, with 522 new cases confirmed on Sunday afternoon. Wisconsin has reached a total of 31,577 lifetime confirmed cases, according to combined data from state and county health officials.

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The statewide death toll remains 797 and is about 2.5% of those who tested positive in Wisconsin.

There are currently 80 labs across Wisconsin that can test for COVID-19, and 27 more labs plan to start testing soon. Statewide, health officials can process 19,014 tests per day.

While statewide numbers are declining, patients across the state continue to recover. Almost 24,899 people have recovered from their infections, representing approximately 79% of confirmed cases. Just under 5,877 cases are still active, according to DHS data.

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