COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 5 new deaths, 709 new cases

FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. According to an analysis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in JAMA Pediatrics, most children with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had initial COVID-19 infections with no symptoms or only mild ones, new U.S. research shows. Photo: NIAID-RML via AP, File. FILE - This undated electron microscope image made available by the U.S. National Institutes of Health in February 2020 shows the Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2, yellow, emerging from the surface of cells, blue/pink, cultured in the lab. The sample was isolated from a patient in the U.S. According to an analysis by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published Tuesday, April 6, 2021 in JAMA Pediatrics, most children with a serious inflammatory illness linked to the coronavirus had initial COVID-19 infections with no symptoms or only mild ones, new U.S. research shows.

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Created: April 16, 2021 02:11 PM

Friday, Wisconsin health officials reported five new deaths related to COVID-19, moving the state's total to 6,703 deaths since the pandemic began.

Additionally, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS) reported 69 new hospitalizations, moving the total number of hospitalizations during the pandemic to 28,462.

A total of 589,213 positive cases of COVID-19 have now been confirmed in Wisconsin, with 709 new cases reported Friday.

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