Nearly 360 new positive COVID-19 cases, 28% current hospitalized COVID patients in ICU

WEDNESDAY 7/21/2021, 1:58 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 615,732 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 7,390 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 3,585 known cases of B.1.1.7 (Alpha), 64 cases of B.1.351 (Beta), 101 cases of B.1.617.2 (Delta), and 307 cases of the P.1 variant (Gamma).

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases615,732615,378 (+359)
Received one dose of vaccine2,981,652 (51.2%)2,977,168 (51.1%)
Fully vaccinated2,844,891 (48.9%)2,840,269 (48.8%)
COVID-19 deaths7,3907,383 (+3 new confirmed)
Active cases3,3743,126 (+248)
Recovered Cases604,601604,495 (+106)
Ever hospitalized32,83832,798 (+40)
NOTE: The number of deaths and patients hospitalized are up-to-date as of the day. The DHS is no longer updating the reports on the weekends.

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 113 patients. Of those, 31 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 28.0% of hospitalized COVID patients.

As of June 29, DHS is reporting a total of 6,809,515 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 5,754,654 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, July 21, DHS reports out of Wisconsin’s 72 counties, 29 are experiencing high COVID-19 case activity levels, 38 are experiencing medium, while 5 are in the lows.

Calumet and Winnebago are Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing growing high coronavirus activity levels.

Northeast Wisconsin counties seeing no change in high activity levels are Outagamie and Shawano County.

There are no Northeast Wisconsin counties seeing shrinking high case activity levels.

The Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing no change in medium case activity are Brown, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Waupaca, and Waushara County.

No Northeast Wisconsin counties are shrinking in medium case activity levels.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing low case activity levels, Menominee County is seeing no significant change.

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

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