New record for coronavirus testing in Wisconsin: More than 16,000 tests

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Posted at 2:09 PM, Jun 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-03 15:12:47-04

More than 16,000 coronavirus tests have been conducted in a 24-hour period in Wisconsin, according to new data from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. It's a jump from the number of tests conducted the day before, which was just over 10,000.

The new numbers released Wednesday shows only 2.9% of those tests came back positive for COVID-19. 483 new cases of coronavirus were reported.

As of Wednesday, 616 people have died in Wisconsin from coronavirus. 2,700 people have been hospitalized.

Wisconsin now has a total of 19,400 positive coronavirus test results and 279,711 negative test results.