Wisconsin adds over 5,000 new COVID-19 cases, over 60 deaths

Coronavirus
WEDNESDAY 11/25/2020 1:57 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 369,442 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 3,178 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 75,233, or 20.4%, are active, according to DHS, compared to 75,893, or 20.9%, yesterday.

Of the 17,262 test results available today, 31.8% were positive. In total, DHS says 2,116,549 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 2,485,991 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, as of Tuesday afternoon, a total of 1,986 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 436 are in an ICU. A total of 1,608 hospital beds, or 14% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

There are currently seven patients in the alternative care facility at Wisconsin’s State Fair Park, down from nine yesterday. The first patient was admitted on Oct. 21.

Graphs courtesy DHS

Wisconsin has seen 3,178, total COVID-19 deaths. Of Wisconsinites who have tested positive for coronavirus, 0.9% have died.

As of Wednesday, Nov. 18, DHS reports that 71 of Wisconsin’s 72 counties – including all Northeast Wisconsin counties – are seeing critically high COVID-19 activity levels.

Kewaunee, Sheboygan, and Winnebago counties are experiencing a growing trajectory in disease activity.

Last week, Brown, Outagamie, and Waupaca counties were reporting a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases.

Calumet, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Shawano, and Waushara counties reported no significant change in disease activity. Last week, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Shawano, Sheboygan, and Winnebago counties are reporting no significant change in their COVID-19 case activity trajectories.

Brown, Door, Fond du Lac, Outagamie, and Waupaca counties are reporting shrinking disease activity.

Kewaunee County, last week, reported a shrinking disease activity.

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

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases369,442363,973 (+5,469)
Active cases75,233 (20.4%)75,893 (20.9%)
Recovered cases290,969 (78.8%)284,903 (78.3%)
Negative tests2,116,5492,104,756 (+11,793)
Patients at alternate care facility79 (-2)
Patients hospitalized1,9861,999 (-13)
COVID-19 patients in ICU436438 (-2)
Hospital beds available1,608 (14%)1,728 (-120)
Ever hospitalized16,457 (4.5%)16,209 (+248)
COVID-19 deaths3,178 (0.9%)3,115 (+63)
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.

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