Over 1,800 new cases, available hospital beds trending downwards

Coronavirus
THURSDAY 1/28/2021 1:50 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 538,348 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 5,811 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 20,488 (3.8%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 20,557 (3.8%) yesterday.

A total of 3,031,492 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 6,184 test results available today, 29.14% were positive. DHS says 2,493,144 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, a total of 734 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 160 are in an ICU. A total of 1,898 hospital beds, or 18% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

There are currently zero patients in the alternative care facility at Wisconsin’s State Fair Park, staying the same from zero patients yesterday. Since Jan. 22, the alternative care facility has seen 170 total patients.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases538,348536,546 (+1,802)
Active cases20,488 (3.8%)20,557 (3.8%)
Recovered cases511,859 (95.1%)510,012 (95.1%)
Negative tests2,493,1442,486,960 (+6,184)
Patients at alternate care facility00 (-0)
Patients hospitalized734746 (-12)
COVID-19 patients in ICU160155 (+5)
Hospital beds available1,898 (18%)2,139 (-241)
Ever hospitalized24,063 (4.5%)23,976 (+87)
COVID-19 deaths5,811 (1.1%)5,787 (+24)
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.

As of Jan. 26, a total of 846,300 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin and 641,150 vaccines have been ordered, with 167,850 in transit. DHS reports, 432,102 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

Graphs courtesy DHS
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As of Wednesday, Jan. 27, DHS reports all of Wisconsin’s 72 counties are experiencing at least a high COVID-19 case activity level.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing very high case activity levels, none are reporting growing disease activity.

Calumet, Kewaunee, Menominee, and Waupaca are the Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing no significant change in very high disease activity.

The Northeast Wisconsin counties that are shrinking in very high activity levels are Brown, Door, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Marinette, and Outagamie.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing high coronavirus activity levels, none are reporting a growing trajectory.

Green Lake, Oconto, Shawano, and Waushara County are reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.

Counties shrinking in high case activity levels are Winnebago County.

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

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