TUESDAY 8/16/2022, 1:50 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 1,592,723 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 13,278 total COVID-19 deaths.

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Today’s TotalFriday’s
Total positive cases1,592,7231,591,346 (+1,376)
Received one dose of vaccine3,772,127 (64.7%)3,771,708 (64.7%)
Fully vaccinated3,588,655 (61.5%)3,588,265 (61.5%)
COVID-19 deaths13,27813,267 (+9)
Ever hospitalized64,19764,131 (+66)
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 579 patients. Of those, 69 are in an ICU. ICU patients made up 11.4% of hospitalized COVID-19 patients.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reports that 10,054,076 vaccine doses and 2,624,389 booster doses have been administered in Wisconsin as of August 16.

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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 Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 27 counties in Wisconsin are experiencing high COVID-19 community levels. Of those 27, five of them are located in northeast Wisconsin: Brown, Door, Florence, Forest, and Marinette County.

27 counties in Wisconsin are experiencing medium COVID-19 community levels. Of those 27, eight of them are located in northeast Wisconsin: Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Langlade, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, and Winnebago County.

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

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