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Milwaukee County now has more than 1,000 cases of COVID-19

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Posted at 3:04 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-03 16:23:25-04

MILWAUKEE — The total number of COVID-19 cases in Milwaukee County has exceeded 1,000 and so far, 24 people have died.

New numbers from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services show that there are now 1,023 cases of coronavirus in Milwaukee County.

On Thursday, the department reported that there were currently 945 cases of coronavirus in Milwaukee County. That number has now increased by 78.

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Milwaukee County has seen 24 deaths. That is six more than the 18 reported on Thursday.

The new state total is 1,985.

During Friday's update, Governor Tony Evers said, "we will continue to fight to make sure Wisconsinites are safe."

Evers also said that best case scenario is we will have a vaccine in a year.

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