New positive COVID-19 cases surpass 1k, over 8k active cases

THURSDAY 4/8/2021 1:54 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 582,843 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 6,667 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 8,187 (1.4%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 7,715 (1.3%) yesterday.

A total of 3,344,000 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 5,846 test results available today, 17.89% were positive. DHS says 2,761,157 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, a total of 267 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 65 are in an ICU. A total of 1,773 hospital beds, or 16% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 148 known cases of B.1.1.7, 15 cases of B.1.351, 216 cases of B.1.427/B.1.429 variants, and four cases of the P.1 variant.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases582,843581,797 (+1,046)
Active cases8,187 (1.4%)7,715 (1.3%)
Recovered cases567,745 (97.5%)567,185 (97.5%)
Negative tests2,761,1572,756,357 (+4,800)
Patients hospitalized267275 (-8)
COVID-19 patients in ICU6575 (-10)
Hospital beds available1,773 (16%)2,055 (-282)
Ever hospitalized27,971 (4.8%)27,894 (+77)
COVID-19 deaths6,667 (1.1%)6,653 (+14)
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.

As of April 6, DHS is reporting a total of 3,364,565 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 3,286,594 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, April 7, 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, Oconto, Shawano, Waupaca, and Waushara County are reporting a growing trajectory.

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

Door County is the only Northeast Wisconsin county shrinking in high case activity levels.

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

There are no counties shrinking in medium case activity levels.

There are no Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing no significant 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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