DHS finds all three COVID-19 variants in the state, adding over 400 new cases

Coronavirus
FRIDAY 3/26/2021 1:58 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 574,870 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 6,597 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 6,721 (1.2%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 6,600 (1.1%) yesterday.

A total of 3,277,434 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 4,825 test results available today, 8.99% were positive. DHS says 2,702,564 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, a total of 241 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 65 are in an ICU. A total of 2,069 hospital beds, or 19% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 78 known cases of B.1.1.7, two cases of B.1.351, and one case of the P.1 variant.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases574,870574,436 (+434)
Active cases6,721 (1.2%)6,600 (1.1%)
Recovered cases561,393 (97.7%)561,078 (97.7%)
Negative tests2,702,5642,698,173 (+4,391)
Patients hospitalized241248 (-7)
COVID-19 patients in ICU6562 (+3)
Hospital beds available2,069 (19%)2,028 (+41)
Ever hospitalized27,353 (4.8%)27,314 (+39)
COVID-19 deaths6,597 (1.1%)6,599 (-2)
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.

At this time, DHS is reporting a total of 2,679,245 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 2,516,716 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

Graphs courtesy DHS
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As of Wednesday, March 24, 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, Waupaca County is reporting a growing trajectory.

Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Oconto, and Winnebago are counties reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.

Outagamie County is shrinking in high case activity levels.

The Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing no significant change in medium case activity levels are Green Lake, Marinette, Shawano, and Waushara.

There are no counties shrinking in medium case activity levels.

Kewaunee and Menominee are counties experiencing no change in low case activity levels.

In shrinking case activity levels, there no Northeast Wisconsin counties reporting in the low category.

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

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