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2,500+ positive for COVID-19 in Wisconsin; 26K+ negative, 85 deaths

MILWAUKEE — The number of positive cases of the coronavirus rose to 2,440 statewide, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported Monday, April 6. DHS officials reported 26,574 negative tests, and said 668 of the positive patients have required hospitalization (27%). Despite requests, DHS officials are not providing the number of recovered patients.

Additional positive cases reported by health officials at the county level Monday brought the statewide total to 2,515.

State health officials reported 77 deaths as of Monday afternoon, including 40 in Milwaukee County (vs. 45 reported by Milwaukee County health officials).

In Sheboygan County, health officials reported a second death in the county Monday.

In Dane County, health officials reported an additional two deaths Monday.

The additional eight deaths brings the statewide total to 85.

Coronavirus in Wisconsin

COVID-19 related deaths in Wisconsin

  • 1) 55-year-old Dale Witkowski in Fond Du Lac/Fond du Lac County: Death confirmed by Gov. Evers on March 19
  • 2) 91-year-old Robert Blackbird at Village Pointe Commons in Grafton in Ozaukee County: Death confirmed by Gov. Evers on March 19

Robert Blackbird

  • 3) 66-year-old Lawrence Riley in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on March 20

Lawrence Riley

  • 4) 69-year-old Lenard Wells in Milwaukee County (retired MPD lieutenant): Death reported by medical examiner on March 21
Lenard Wells

Lenard Wells

  • 5) 54-year-old Roderick Crape in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on March 23
Roderick Crape

Roderick Crape

  • 6) Woman in her 70s in Dane County: Death reported by health officials on March 25
  • 7) 60-year-old Ralph Davis in Milwaukee County (MPS employee): Death reported by medical examiner on March 25
  • 8) 57-year-old Sheila Staten in West Allis/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on March 26
  • 9) 79-year-old Callie Roundtree in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on March 26
  • 10) 65-year-old Carolyn Johnson in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by the medical examiner on March 26
  • 11) 69-year-old Tommie Lee Loving in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County (at VA Hospital): Death reported by the medical examiner on March 26
  • 12) Patient/age unknown in Iron County: Death reported on March 26
  • 13) 82-year-old Gail Kutz at Village Pointe Commons in Ozaukee County: Death reported by Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department on March 27
Gail Kutz

Gail Kutz

  • 14) 87-year-old Kenneth Going at Village Pointe Commons in Ozaukee County: Death reported by Washington Ozaukee Public Health Department on March 27
Kenneth Going

Kenneth Going

  • 15) Patient/age unknown in Sauk County: Death reported by Department of Health Services on March 27
  • 16) 55-year-old Nola Boyd in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by the medical examiner on March 27
  • 17) Woman in Waupaca County: Death reported by Waupaca County health officials on March 28
  • 18) 71-year-old Robert Jackson in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on March 29
  • 19) Patient in 50s in Washington County (Waukesha County employee): Death reported by Washington County health officials on March 29
  • 20) Man/age unknown in Fond du Lac County: Death reported by Fond du Lac County health officials on March 30
  • 21) Patient/age unknown in Ozaukee County: Death reported by Washington Ozaukee Health officials on March 30
  • 22) Patient/age unknown in Ozaukee County: Death reported by Washington Ozaukee Health officials on March 30
  • 23) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by Dane County health officials on March 30
  • 24) 72-year-old man in Milwaukee in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on March 31
  • 25) 85-year-old woman from Pewaukee who died in Milwaukee County (counted among deaths in Waukesha County): Death reported by medical examiner on March 31
  • 26) Patient/age unknown in Rock County: Death reported by health officials on March 31
  • 27) 49-year-old Isaac Vasquez Gonzalez in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 1
  • 28) 73-year-old James Wallace in Oak Creek/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 1
  • 29) 89-year-old Richard Malmberg in South Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 1
  • 30) 78-year-old Jacqueline Moore in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 1
  • 31) Patient/age unknown in Sauk County: Death reported by health officials on April 1
  • 32) Patient/age unknown in Sheboygan County (Resident of Sunny Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center): Death reported by health officials on April 1
  • 33) 65-year-old man in Dane County: Death reported by DHS officials on April 1
  • 34) 73-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 1
  • 35) 80-year-old woman in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 2
  • 36) 92-year-old man in Milwaukee/Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 2
  • 37) Patient/age unknown in Washington County: Death reported by health officials on April 2
  • 38) 85-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 39) 65-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 40) 83-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 41) 60-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 42) 75-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 43) 93-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 44) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 45) Man in his 70s in Racine County: Death reported by Central Racine County Health Department on April 3
  • 46) 82-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 47) 75-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 48) 91-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 49) 70-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 3
  • 50) Patient/age unknown in Ozaukee County: Death reported by health officials on April 3
  • 51) Patient/age unknown in Washington County: Death reported by health officials on April 3
  • 52) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by health officials on April 3
  • 53) 59-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 54) 73-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 55) 77-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 56) 69-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 57) 74-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 58) 79-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 59) Patient/age unknown in Outagamie County: Death reported by health officials on April 3
  • 60) Patient/age unknown in Waukesha County: Death reported by county officials on April 4
  • 61) Patient/age unknown in Waukesha County: Death reported by county officials on April 4
  • 62) Patient/age unknown in Waukesha County: Death reported by county officials on April 4
  • 63) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by health officials on April 4
  • 64) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by health officials on April 4
  • 65) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by health officials on April 4
  • 66) 85-year-old man in Kenosha/Kenosha County: Death reported by county officials on April 4
  • 67) 85-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 68) 90-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 69) 80-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 70) 71-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 71) 77-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 4
  • 72) Patient/age unknown in Rock County: Death reported by health officials April 4
  • 73) Patient/age unknown in Buffalo County: Death reported by health officials April 5
  • 74) Patient/age unknown in Sheboygan County (resident at Sunny Ridge Nursing and Rehabilitation Center): Death reported by health officials on April 5
  • 75) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by health officials April 5
  • 76) 76-year-old woman in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 5
  • 77) 64-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 6
  • 78) 77-year-old man in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 6
  • 79) Patient/age unknown in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 6
  • 80) Patient/age unknown in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 6
  • 81) Patient/age unknown in Milwaukee County: Death reported by medical examiner on April 6
  • 82) Patient/age unknown in Winnebago County:Death reported by health officials on April 6
  • 83) Patient/age unknown in Dane County: Death reported by health officials on April 6
  • 84) Patient/age unknown in Dane County:Death reported by health officials on April 6
  • 85) Patient/age unknown in Racine County: Death reported by health officials on April 6

Resources to keep you informed about COVID-19

CLICK HERE to view the Milwaukee County COVID-19 dashboard.

CLICK HERE to view the latest COVID-19 totals (updated daily at 2 p.m.) from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services.

      • If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can:
      • Text COVID19 to 211-211
      • Visit 211Wisconsin.org
      • Call 211. Call volumes are high, please be patient and try to use the text or online options first.

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Helpful phone numbers

      • Milwaukee Health Department: 414-286-3521
      • If you’ve lost a job and need help with unemployment: 414-435-7069

About COVID-19 (from the CDC)

Symptoms: Reported illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) cases. These symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure (based on the incubation period of MERS-CoV viruses).

      • Fever
      • Cough
      • Shortness of breathxaminer on April 5
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