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COVID-19 in Wisconsin: 15 deaths, 906 total cases

Rebecca Omastiak
Updated: March 27, 2020 04:51 PM
Created: March 27, 2020 11:30 AM

Friday, 906 total COVID-19 cases were reported in Wisconsin, as well as 15 deaths.

As of Friday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports there have been 13,140 cases that tested negative.

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A "Safer at Home" order announced by Gov. Tony Evers will remain in effect until 8 a.m. April 24.

Amid COVID-19, Wisconsin's 'Safer at Home' order to last 30 days

Also Friday, the Minnesota Department of Health reported there were 52 more positive COVID-19 cases, bringing the state's total to 398.

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The department reported the state's Public Health Lab has processed 6,849 tests, and private labs have completed 6,101 tests. As of Thursday, 41 patients required hospitalization while 134 patients who tested positive are no longer in isolation. Four Minnesotans have died from the virus.

According to the Johns Hopkins Center for Systems Science and Engineering, the virus has infected about 553,000 people worldwide and killed about 25,000.

Just under 128,000 people worldwide have recovered from the virus.

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