Wisconsin adds over 1,200 new COVID-19 cases as testing dips

Coronavirus
MONDAY 9/21/2020 1:55 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 102,498 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,244 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 14,414, or 14.1%, are active, according to DHS. Yesterday, 14,143, or 14%, of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, were considered active.

Of the 6,796 test results available today, 18.7% were positive. Yesterday, 20% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,337,627 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,440,125 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting a total of 362 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 105 are in an ICU. A total of 2,358 hospital beds, or 21% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Wisconsin seven-day average, courtesy DHS

Wisconsin has seen 1,244 total COVID-19 deaths. Of Wisconsinites who have tested positive for coronavirus, 1.2% have died.

DHS reports that all Northeast Wisconsin counties are seeing high COVID-19 activity levels – Price County is the only county reporting a medium activity level in the state.

Brown, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Outagamie, and Winnebago counties are reporting upward trends in activity level. Waupaca County is reporting a downward trend in activity level.

Last week, Brown, Door, Calumet, Green Lake, Oconto, and Outagamie counties reported an upward trend in activity level.

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

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases102,498101,227 (+1,271)
Active cases14,41414,143 (14.1%)
Recovered cases86,82285,824 (84.7%)
Negative cases1,337,6271,332,102 (+5,525)
Patients hospitalized407362 (+45)
COVID-19 patients in ICU111105 (+6)
Hospital beds available2,464 (22%)2,358 (+106)
Ever hospitalized 6,692 (6.5%)6,653 (+39)
COVID-19 deaths1,244 (1.2%)1,242 (+2)

Wisconsin cumulative COVID-19 cases

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