MILWAUKEE — The total positive cases of coronavirus rose to 416 on Monday, March 23, with 7,050 testing negative, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services said — compared to 381 on Sunday. There have been five deaths in the state. Milwaukee County’s tracking map on Monday showed 202 confirmed cases, compared to 183 listed on Sunday.
Milwaukee County officials reported 206 cases Monday, while the state listed the county at 204. That brings the total statewide cases to 418.
Number of Positive Results by County
|Wisconsin County||Total Cases as of 3/23/2020||Total Deaths as of 3/23/2020|
|Fond du Lac*||16||1|
DHS officials shared the following message regarding the pandemic on its website:
- Stay home if you can and especially if you are sick.
- Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly.
- Practice social distancing. Please keep six feet between people and avoid direct physical contact.
- Our updated restrictions on mass gatherings of ten or more people to are necessary to avoid the spread of COVID-19. And they are vital for keeping our health care workers safe.
- While most of the cases of COVID-19 have been among people older than 50, younger people and particularly those who are 18 to 30 years old aren’t immune to COVID-19. Anyone can contract COVID-19, and it’s as important for young and healthy people practice social distancing.
- We all need to work together to flatten the curve and protect the capacity of the health care system to serve those who will suffer with the most severe disease from COVID-19.
- If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can:
- Text COVID19 to 211-211,
- Visit 211Wisconsin.org, 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.