THURSDAY 10/15/2020 4:17 p.m.
(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 162,325 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,553 total COVID-19 deaths.
Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 33,160, or 20.4%, are active, according to DHS, up from 31,595, or 19.9%, yesterday.
Of the 15,202 test results available today, 24.6% were positive. Yesterday, 21.4% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,579,844 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,742,169 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.
Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, as of Wednesday afternoon, a record total of 1,017 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 246 are in an ICU. A total of 1,874 hospital beds, or 16% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.
Wisconsin 7-day average, per DHS
Wisconsin has seen 1,553 total COVID-19 deaths. Of Wisconsinites who have tested positive for coronavirus, 1% have died.
As of Wednesday, Oct. 13, DHS reports that all Northeast Wisconsin counties are seeing very high COVID-19 activity levels.
Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Manitowoc, and Waushara counties are reporting a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases.
Oconto, Sheboygan, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties are reporting a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases. Last week, Oconto, Sheboygan, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties were reporting a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases.
Brown, Calumet, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, and Waupaca counties reported no significant change in their COVID-19 case activity trajectories.
Last week, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Outagamie, and Shawano counties reported no significant change in its COVID-19 case activity trajectory.
Kewaunee, Sheboygan, and Winnebago counties are reporting a shrinking trajectory of COVID-19 case activity.
Last week, Brown and Marinette counties reported 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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|Total positive cases||162,325||158,578 (+3,747)|
|Active cases||33,160 (20.4%)||31,595 (19.9%)|
|Recovered cases||127,576 (78.6)||125,411 (79.1%)|
|Negative cases||1,579,844||1,568,389 (+11,455)|
|Patients hospitalized||1,017||959 (+58)|
|COVID-19 patients in ICU||246||243 (+3)|
|Hospital beds available||1,874 (16%)||1,818 (+56)|
|Ever hospitalized||8,892 (5.5%)||8,754 (+138)|
|COVID-19 deaths||1,553 (1%)||1,536 (+17)|