MADISON — The total positive cases of coronavirus in Wisconsin rose on Wednesday, March 25, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported. The state reported 10,089 tested negative. DHS officials reported six deaths in the state.
Those state numbers do not include the seventh death in the state (fourth in Milwaukee County) reported Wednesday afternoon by the Milwaukee County medical examiner.
Additionally, the state total of positive cases for Milwaukee County was listed as 290, while Milwaukee County’s coronavirus dashboard showed 325 positive cases. That number was later updated to 333 on a web conference call.
When adding in the updated Milwaukee County numbers, that makes for 628 positive cases statewide.
Number of Positive Results by County
|Wisconsin County||Total Cases as of 3/25/2020||Total Deaths as of 3/25/2020|
|Fond du Lac||18||1|
DHS officials shared the following message regarding the pandemic on their website:
- You are safer at home.
- Younger people, and particularly those who are 18 to 30 years old, aren’t immune to COVID-19. Anyone can contract COVID-19. So it’s important for everyone, including young and healthy people, to practice social distancing.
- Together we can make a difference in the fight against COVID-19.
- 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.
- 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.