Wisconsin receives almost 9,500 coronavirus test results Friday

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Posted at 2:09 PM, May 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-22 15:15:29-04

The number of coronavirus tests conducted in Wisconsin continues to rise.

Newly released numbers show Wisconsin reporting 9,465 test results on Friday. 5.1% of those tests came back positive for COVID-19, which is only a small increase from the previous day.

Negative test results continue to outnumber positive test results for coronavirus in Wisconsin. The total number of negative test results reported is now at 172,703 as of Friday. The total number of positive results is 14,396.

The number of deaths went up to 496 on Friday, an increase of nine.

A bigger breakdown of the numbers can be found here.

StatusNumber (%) of People as of 5/22/2020
Negative Test Results172,703
Positive Test Results14,396
Hospitalizations2,259 (16%)