The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is now able to report the number of people believed to have recovered from COVID-19.
DHS defines recovery as those who meet at least one of these criteria:
- Documentation of resolved symptoms
- Documentation of release from public health isolation
- 30 days since symptom onset or diagnosis
According to DHS, 2,313 people, or 46% of infected persons, have recovered from COVID-19. There have been 257 people, or 5%, who died from the disease, while one person who was confirmed to have the coronavirus died from other causes.
— WIDeptHealthServices (@DHSWI) April 24, 2020
There are 2,481 additional cases, or 49%, diagnosed during the past 30 days.
As of Thursday, there were 5,052 positive tests for coronavirus in Wisconsin. The numbers are updated each afternoon.