Wisconsin Nears 15,000 COVID-19 Cases, Tops 500 Deaths

Michael Seale

MADISON, WI — More than 500 COVID-19 patients in Wisconsin have died, as the state approached 15,000 total cases of the virus. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services Saturday confirmed 481 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the state's total number of cases to 14,877.

The increase of 481 new cases in the state over the last 24 hours is down from the increase of more than 500 Friday.

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Here are the latest COVID-19 figures in Wisconsin as of May 23:

Positive Test Results: 14,877
Negative Test Results: 179,329
Hospitalizations: 2,292
Deaths: 507


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This article originally appeared on the Milwaukee Patch