Heading into Memorial Day weekend, two new cases of COVID-19 were confirmed yesterday in Vilas County according to the Vilas County Department of Health. The website, updated May 21, shows that 423 people have been tested for COVID-19 in the county, with 389 of those tests coming back negative. Currently, 28 tests are pending, and four cases have officially recovered. 

Information from the Wisconsin Department of Health Services website shows that the number of cases of COVID-19 in the state is at 14,396, an increase of 1,511 cases from Tuesday’s total of 12,885. There have now been 496, up from Tuesday’s total of 467 deaths in the state due to the outbreak. As of today, more than 172,700 tests have been reported negative statewide.

The state’s current daily testing capabilities is at 14,140, with 52 labs in the state currently performing tests and another 34 labs planning to test shortly.

Meanwhile, according to worldometers.info, worldwide cases of COVID-19 have reached more than 5.2 million cases, almost 338,000 people have died from the virus, and more than 2.1 million cases have recovered. The United States has recorded more than 1.6 million total cases, more than 97,000 deaths from the virus, and has seen more than 386,000 recovered cases.