Less than 500 new positive COVID-19 cases reported, active cases continue to decrease while recovery rate rises

Daily COVID-19 numbers
SUNDAY 5/2/2021 1:53 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 599,227 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 6,839 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 8,765 (1.5%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 8,990 (1.5%) yesterday.

A total of 3,453,607 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 4,293 test results available today, 9.43% were positive. DHS says 2,854,380 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 707 known cases of B.1.1.7, 28 cases of B.1.351, 394 cases of B.1.427/B.1.429 variants, and 30 cases of the P.1 variant.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases599,227598,822 (+405)
Active cases8,765 (1.5%)8,990 (1.5%)
Recovered cases583,357 (97.4%)582,725 (97.4%)
Negative tests2,854,3802,850,492 (+3,888)
Ever hospitalized29,412 (4.9%)29,382 (+30)
COVID-19 deaths6,839 (1.1%)6,841 (-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.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, the 7-day moving average of COVID patients hospitalized was 351 patients. Of those, 112 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 31.5% of hospitalized COVID patients.

As of May 2, DHS is reporting a total of 4,248,455 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 4,474,477 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, April 28, 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, Brown County is the only one reporting a growing trajectory.

Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Waupaca, Waushara, and Winnebago are counties reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.

There are no counties reporting a shrinking high case activity level.

Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing no change in medium case activity levels are Kewaunee, Menominee, and Shawano County.

There are no Northeast Wisconsin counties 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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