Editors Note: WFRV Local 5 News will be updating COVID-19 numbers every Friday from here on out rather than every day.

FRIDAY 9/23/2022, 1:52 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 1,637,614 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 13,471 total COVID-19 deaths.

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Today’s Total09/16/2022’s Total
Total positive cases1,637,6141,630,475 (+7,139)
Received one dose of vaccine3,815,190 (65.4%)3,776,204 (64.7%)
Fully vaccinated3,599,617 (61.7%)3,592,773 (61.6%)
COVID-19 deaths13,47113,443 (+28)
Ever hospitalized65,60165,342 (+259)
NOTE: The number of deaths and patients hospitalized are up-to-date as of the day. The DHS is no longer updating active and recovered cases, as well as reporting on the weekends.

The DHS 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, that the 7-day moving average of COVID-19 patients hospitalized was 450 patients. Of those, 64 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 14.2% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports that 10,020,949 vaccine doses and 2,678,998 booster doses have been administered in Wisconsin as of September 21. (DELAYED)

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The Wisconsin Department of Health Services is using a new module to measure COVID-19 activity levels. They are now using the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) COVID-19 Community Levels. The map is measured by the impact of COVID-19 illness on health and health care systems in the communities.

The CDC reports that two counties in Wisconsin are experiencing high COVID-19 community levels. Neither of the two is located in northeast Wisconsin.

22 counties in Wisconsin are experiencing medium COVID-19 community levels. Of those 22, three of them are located in northeast Wisconsin: Florence, Marinette, and Menominee County.

Every other county in Wisconsin is experiencing low COVID-19 community levels.

For more information on collecting the data, visit the CDC’s COVID-19 Community Levels data page.