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DHS: 157 positive cases of COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 2,192 negative

MADISON — Officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services on Thursday, March 19 announced a total of 155 positive cases of coronavirus in the state. Later Thursday, Milwaukee County officials reported 64 positive cases — bringing the statewide total to 157.

The county-by-county breakdown is as follows:

Wisconsin County Total Cases as of 3/19/2020
Bayfield 1
Brown* 2
Calumet 1
Columbia 4
Dane* 27
Eau Claire 1
Fond du Lac 14
Kenosha* 4
La Crosse 2
Milwaukee* 62
Outagamie 1
Ozaukee 3
Pierce 1
Racine 3
Sauk 1
Sheboygan 6
Walworth 2
Washington 2
Waukesha 12
Winnebago 5
Wood 1
Total 155

Coronavirus in Wisconsin

DHS officials offered the following key messages on their website:

  • Our top priority at this time is to keep Wisconsinites safe and healthy by reducing the spread of COVID-19 and to protect and ensure our health care system and workers.
  • DHS Secretary-designee Andrea Palm has signed an order for a statewide moratorium on mass gatherings of 10 or more people to mitigate the spread of COVID-19.
    • We will be prioritizing testing for COVID-19 because of a shortage of ingredients needed to run the tests.
    • We have evidence of community spread in Wisconsin.
  • We are doing this to protect and ensure the capacity of our health care system.
  • If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can:
    • Text COVID19 to 211-211,
    • Visit, or
    • Call 211.
      Call volumes are high, please be patient and try to use the text or online options first.
  • If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19, please call your health care provider.
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