Wisconsin again breaks record for single-day increase in new COVID-19 cases

THURSDAY 10/1/2020 1:55 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 125,161 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,348 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 22,126, or 17.7%, are active, according to DHS. Yesterday, 21,004, or 17.2%, of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, were considered active.

Of the 14,361 test results available today, 20% were positive. Yesterday, 19.6% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,434,721 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,559,882 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, as of Wednesday, a total of 683 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 198 are in an ICU. A total of 1,933 hospital beds, or 17% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Wisconsin 7-day average, per DHS

Wisconsin has seen 1,348 total COVID-19 deaths. Of Wisconsinites who have tested positive for coronavirus, 1.1% have died.

As of Wednesday, Sept. 30, DHS reports that all Northeast Wisconsin counties are seeing very high COVID-19 activity levels.

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

Green Lake County reported no significant change in its COVID-19 case activity trajectory.

Last week, Brown, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Sheboygan, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties were reporting upward trends 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 cases125,161122,274 (+2,887)
Active cases22,126 (17.7%)21,004 (17.2%)
Recovered cases101,669 (81.2%)99,925 (81.7%)
Negative cases1,434,7211,423,247 (+11,474)
Patients hospitalized683646 (+37)
COVID-19 patients in ICU198205 (-7)
Hospital beds available1,933 (17%)2,062 (-129)
Ever hospitalized7,409 (5.9%)7,300 (+109)
COVID-19 deaths1,348 (1.1%)1,327 (+21)
Note: Patients hospitalized, patients in the ICU, and available hospital beds up to date as of 4 p.m. the previous day.
Wisconsin cumulative COVID-19 case totals

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