COVID-19 activity across Wisconsin slightly decreases, virus-related deaths jump to 19


The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 594,283 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 6,757 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 8,947 (1.5%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 9,099 (1.5%) yesterday.

A total of 3,418,775 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 4,139 test results available today, 11.94% were positive. DHS says 2,824,492 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 518 known cases of B.1.1.7, 28 cases of B.1.351, 364 cases of B.1.427/B.1.429 variants, and 20 cases of the P.1 variant.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases594,283593,789 (+494)
Active cases8,947 (1.5%)9,099 (1.5%)
Recovered cases578,312(97.3%)577,684 (97.3%)
Negative tests2,824,4922,820,847 (+3,645)
Ever hospitalized28,927 (4.9%)28,865 (+62)
COVID-19 deaths6,757 (1.1%)6,738 (+19)
NOTE: The number of patients hospitalized, the number of patients in the ICU, and the number of hospital beds available are up-to-date as of the day.

The DHS recently announced an attempt to verify and ensure statistics are accurate, some numbers may be subject to change. The DHS is combing through current and past data to ensure accuracy.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, the 7-day moving average of COVID patients hospitalized was 324 patients. Of those, 86 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 28.8% of hospitalized COVID patients.

As of April 13, DHS is reporting a total of 3,957,045 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 4,125,027 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, April 20, DHS reports all of Wisconsin’s 72 counties are experiencing at least a high COVID-19 case activity level.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing high coronavirus activity levels, none are reporting a growing trajectory.

Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, and Waushara are counties reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.

Counties reporting a shrinking high activity level are Brown, Calumet, Outagamie, Waupaca, and Winnebago County.

The Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing no change in medium case activity levels are Green Lake and Menominee.

Shawano County is the only Northeast Wisconsin county that is shrinking in medium case activity levels.

No Northeast Wisconsin counties are experiencing low case activity levels.

The activity level is determined by combining the case burden and trajectory indicators.

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