Wisconsin COVID-19 7-day average continues to rise amid new mask order

Coronavirus
TUESDAY 9/22/2020 1:55 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 104,170 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,251 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 14,770, or 14.2%, are active, according to DHS. Yesterday, 14,414, or 14.1%, of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, were considered active.

Of the 12,537 test results available today, 13.3% were positive. Yesterday, 18.7% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,348,492 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,452,662 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting a total of 433 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 131 are in an ICU. A total of 2,536 hospital beds, or 22% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Wisconsin seven-day average, courtesy DHS

Wisconsin has seen 1,251 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 cases104,170102,498 (+1,672)
Active cases14,770 (14.2%)14,414 (14.1%)
Recovered cases88,131 (84.6%)86,822 (84.7%)
Negative cases1,348,4921,337,627 (+10,865)
Patients hospitalized433407 (+26)
COVID-19 patients in ICU131111 (+20)
Hospital beds available2,536 (22%)2,464 (+72)
Ever hospitalized6,765 (6.5%)6,692 (+73)
COVID-19 deaths1,251 (1.2%)1,244 (+7)

Wisconsin cumulative COVID-19 cases

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