Wisconsin now has 1,612 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection, according to state and county data.
Dane County reports 224 positive cases. Milwaukee County’s count has jumped more than 100 since yesterday morning and now stands at 833. Milwaukee County also reported four more deaths today, bringing its total to 16 and the state’s total to 26.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is also reporting for the first time the number of people hospitalized — 398, or about one in four cases, has required hospitalization. It’s not clear whether those are all currently hospitalized or whether some have been discharged.