Wisconsin Coronavirus: Latest IHME projections show pandemic to peak on April 14

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Editor’s Note: IHME updates its projections throughout the week. WFRV Local 5 will provide updates as they become available.

TUESDAY 4/14/2020 9:30 a.m.

(WFRV) – The latest projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation shows an April 14 peak of the coronavirus pandemic in Wisconsin, one day later than IHME’s projections last week. That’s not the only data that has been updated for Wisconsin and its neighboring states.

Latest coronavirus in Wisconsin updates

The predictions use data from the World Health Organization and local and national governments, according to IHME.

Wisconsin is predicted to reach its peak on April 14, according to IHME. At that time, IHME predicts the state will need 522 hospital beds, down from the previous prediction of 926 hospital beds. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services says 993 Wisconsinites are currently hospitalized due to coronavirus complications.

At the predicted peak, IHME says Wisconsin will need 125 ICU beds, down from the previous prediction of 184. IHME also predicts Wisconsin would need 112 ventilators at the peak, down from the previously predicted 156.

Wisconsin’s latest predictions compared to neighboring states & the U.S.
StatePeak dateTotal cases as of April 13Beds NeededBeds AvailableVentilators Need
WisconsinApril 143,4285225,364112
IllinoisApril 822,0252,41614,552502
MichiganApril 825,6354,30910,154946
MinnesotaApril 281,6506414,983136
U.S.April 11554,84956,83160,32913,851

IHME says Wisconsin has already hit its daily coronavirus-related death toll on April 5. On that day, Wisconin saw 20 coronavirus-related deaths. By August 4, 338 Wisconsinites are predicted to die due to the coronavirus. Last week’s predictions slated 424 would die, while even earlier predictions stated 644 would die.

Wisconsin’s latest predictions compared to neighboring states & the U.S.
StatePredicted Daily Death Toll at PeakTotal Deaths as of April 13Predicted Death Toll
Wisconsin20154338
Illinois827941,248
Michigan2009972,373
Minnesota1770656
U.S.2,15021,94268,841

For continuing coverage of the coronavirus in Wisconsin, visit WFRV Local 5’s coronavirus page.

Editor’s Note: This information is based on data available as of 9:30 a.m. on April 14, 2020. IHME’s projections change frequently as states provide new information.

Updated IHME projections show pandemic to peak on April 13

WEDNESDAY 4/8/2020 2:30 p.m.

(WFRV) – On Monday, WFRV Local 5 reported on projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation showing data reflecting an April 17 peak of the coronavirus pandemic in Wisconsin. Just two days later, that date has been moved up to April 13. But that’s not the only data that has been updated for Wisconsin and its neighboring states.

Latest coronavirus in Wisconsin updates

The predictions use data from the World Health Organization and local and national governments, according to IHME.

Wisconsin is predicted to reach its peak on April 13, according to IHME. At that time, IHME predicts the state will need 926 hospital beds, down from the previous prediction of 1,514 hospital beds. Wisconsin currently has 5,364 available.

At the predicted peak, IHME says Wisconsin will need 184 ICU beds, 12 more than it currently has. IHME also predicts Wisconsin would need 156 ventilators at the peak, down from the previously predicted 257.

Wisconsin’s latest predictions compared to neighboring states & the U.S.
StatePeak dateTotal cases as of April 8Beds NeededBeds AvailableVentilators Need
WisconsinApril 132,7569265,364156
IllinoisApril 1113,5493,76214,552604
MichiganApril 718,9705,92010,154947
MinnesotaApril 231,0697574,983131
U.S.April 11395,01194,24978,39716,524

Based on the state’s current death rates, IHME projects Wisconsin’s daily coronavirus-related toll will peak at 20, down from 32 just a few days ago. IHME says that peak will happen on April 15. By August 4, 424 Wisconsinites are predicted to die due to the coronavirus. Earlier predictions slated the death toll to reach 644.

Wisconsin’s latest predictions compared to neighboring states & the U.S.
StatePredicted Daily Death Toll at PeakTotal Deaths as of April 8Predicted Death Toll
Wisconsin2099424
Illinois913801,588
Michigan1318452,103
Minnesota1634456
U.S.2,21212,75460,415

For continuing coverage of the coronavirus in Wisconsin, visit WFRV Local 5’s coronavirus page.

Editor’s Note: This information is based on data available as of 2:30 p.m. on April 8, 2020. IHME’s projections change daily as states provide new information.

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Original Story: Pandemic to peak on April 17, IHME forecasts

MONDAY 4/6/2020 2:56 p.m.

(WFRV) – Wisconsin is on track to reach its peak of the coronavirus pandemic on April 17 according to projections from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

Latest coronavirus in Wisconsin updates

The predictions use data from the World Health Organization and local and national governments. According to IHME, the study presents the first set of estimates of predicted health service utilization and deaths due to coronavirus by day through August.

When the pandemic reaches its peak in Wisconsin, IHME predicts the state will need 1,514 hospital beds. Wisconsin currently has 5,364 available. Despite this, IHME says Wisconsin will need 302 ICU beds – 102 more than healthcare facilities across the state have available.

IHME projects Wisconsin would need about 257 ventilators at the peak of virus.

Wisconsin’s predictions compared to neighboring states & the U.S.
StatePeak dateTotal cases as of April 6Beds NeededBeds AvailableVentilators Need
WisconsinApril 172,4401,5145,364257
IllinoisApril 1611,2569,25514,5521,575
MichiganApril 817,2218,67410,1541,404
MinnesotaApril 239861,1104,983192
U.S.April 15330,891140,823104,16924,828

Based on the state’s current death rates, IHME predicts Wisconsin’s daily coronavirus-related death toll to peak at 32. By August 644 Wisconsinites are predicted to die due to the coronavirus.

Wisconsin’s predictions compared to neighboring states & the U.S.
StatePredicted Daily Death Toll at PeakCurrent Total Deaths as of April 6Predicted Death Toll
Wisconsin3277644
Illinois2082743,629
Michigan1907272,963
Minnesota2430625
U.S.3,1308,91081,766

For continuing coverage of the coronavirus in Wisconsin, visit WFRV Local 5’s coronavirus page.

Editor’s Note: This information is based on data available as of April 6, 2020. IHME’s projections change daily as states provide new information.

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