COVID-19 related deaths surpass 7k, more than 300 new positive cases

WEDNESDAY 5/26/2021, 1:53 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 609,289 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 7,003 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 5,649 (0.9%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 5,781 (0.9%) yesterday.

A total of 3,544,770 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 3,594 test results available today, 9.18% were positive. DHS says 2,935,481 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 1,942 known cases of B.1.1.7, 43 cases of B.1.351, 578 cases of B.1.427/B.1.429 variants, and 108 cases of the P.1 variant.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases609,289608,959 (+330)
Active cases5,649 (0.9%)5,781 (0.9%)
Recovered cases596,339 (97.9%)595,882 (97.9%)
Negative tests2,935,4812,932,217 (+3,264)
Ever hospitalized30,788 (5.1%)30,742 (+46)
COVID-19 deaths7,003 (1.1%)6,998 (+5)
NOTE: The number of patients hospitalized is 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 256 patients. Of those, 78 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 33.3% of hospitalized COVID patients.

As of May 25, DHS is reporting a total of 5,328,515 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 5,087,871 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, May 26, DHS reports all of Wisconsin’s 72 counties are experiencing at least a high COVID-19 case activity level.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing high coronavirus activity levels, Waushara County is reporting a growing trajectory.

Brown, Calumet, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Outagamie, Shawano, and Winnebago are counties reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.

Fond du Lac County is reporting a shrinking high case activity level.

The Northeast Wisconsin county experiencing no change in medium case activity is Waupaca County.

Door and Oconto County are the Northeast Wisconsin counties shrinking in medium case activity levels.

Menominee is the only Northeast Wisconsin county experiencing low case activity levels with no significant change.

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

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