DHS: 21K+ tested positive for COVID-19, 652 deaths, 14K+ recovered, 333K+ negative

Coronavirus in Wisconsin

MADISON — More than 21,000 (21,038) people have tested positive for COVID-19, officials with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services said Monday, June 8. Of those, 2,860 have required hospitalization. There have been 646 deaths in the state, according to DHS officials, and 333,253 people have tested negative.

Milwaukee County’s coronavirus dashboard showed 8,925 positive cases and 300 deaths in the county as of Monday afternoon.

Additional positive cases reported by health officials Monday brought the statewide total to 21,119, with the statewide total number of deaths at 652.

More than 14,000 have recovered from COVID-19.

Coronavirus in Wisconsin


Coronavirus in Wisconsin

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 breath
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