(FOX 9) - The state of Wisconsin reported 1,351 cases of COVID-19 Monday and 16 deaths related to the virus.
According to the daily tally, there were two more deaths recorded Tuesday than Monday and about 2,000 more negative tests to bring the total to 17,375.
A breakdown of COVID-19 cases in Wisconsin by age range.
According to data released by the Department of Health Services Monday, the 60-69 age bracket saw the most cases of COVID-19. 53 percent of all positive cases were found in females, too.
Last week, Governor Tony Evers directed the Department of Health Services to issue a "Safer At Home" that prohibits all nonessential travel in the state, with some exceptions.
The order, which affects more than 5 million people, went into effect at 8 a.m. Wednesday, March 25 and will remain in effect until April 24 or until a superseding order is issued. That means schools, bars, restaurants, salons, museums, fitness centers and other businesses that have already been closed for the last week will remain closed until then.
Similar to Minnesota, Wisconsin health officials say they are prioritizing testing for COVID-19 due to a shortage of ingredients needed to run the tests.
If you have questions or immediate needs related to COVID-19, you can Text COVID19 to 211-211, visit 211Wisconsin.org or call 211. Call volumes are high, so officials are asking people to be patient and try to use the text or online options first.
If you are experiencing signs and symptoms of COVID-19, health officials advise you to call your health care provider.
To prevent illness, wash your hands often, cover coughs and sneezes, clean frequently touched surfaces every day and stay home when you are sick.