UPDATE: Wisconsin adds less than 2K new COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations reach record level

MONDAY 10/12/2020 4:17 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 152,192 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,474 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 29,478, or 19.4%, are active, according to DHS, up from 28,988, or 19.3%, yesterday.

Of the 9,771 test results available today, 20% were positive. Yesterday, 26.11% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,545,692 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,697,884 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, as of Monday afternoon, a total of 950 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 240 are in an ICU. A total of 2,028 hospital beds, or 18% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Wisconsin 7-day average, per DHS

Wisconsin has seen 1,474 total COVID-19 deaths. Of Wisconsinites who have tested positive for coronavirus, 1% have died.

As of Wednesday, Oct. 7, DHS reports that all Northeast Wisconsin counties are seeing very high COVID-19 activity levels.

Oconto, Sheboygan, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties are reporting a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases. Last week, Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Outagamie, and Shawano counties also reported a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases.

Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Outagamie, and Shawano counties reported no significant change in their COVID-19 case activity trajectories. Last week, Green Lake County reported no significant change in its COVID-19 case activity trajectory.

This week, Brown and Marinette counties are reporting a shrinking trajectory of COVID-19 case activity.

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

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases152,192150,236 (+1,956)
Active cases29,478 (19.4%)28,988 (19.3%)
Recovered cases121,204 (79.7%)119,747 (79.7%)
Negative cases1,545,6921,537,877 (+7,815)
Patients hospitalized950872 (+78)
COVID-19 patients in ICU229232 (-3)
Hospital beds available2,014 (18%)1,850 (+164)
Ever hospitalized8,454 (5.6%)8,398 (+56)
COVID-19 deaths1,474 (1%)1,465 (+9)
Wisconsin cumulative COVID-19 cases

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