WEDNESDAY 10/14/2020 4:17 p.m.
(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 158,578 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,536 total COVID-19 deaths.
Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 31,595, or 19.9%, are active, according to DHS, up from 30,731, or 19.8%, yesterday.
Of the 14,542 test results available today, 21.4% were positive. Yesterday, 22.6% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,568,389 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,726,967 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 1,536 total COVID-19 deaths. Of Wisconsinites who have tested positive for coronavirus, 1% have died.
As of Wednesday, Oct. 7, DHS reports that all Northeast Wisconsin counties are seeing very high COVID-19 activity levels.
Oconto, Sheboygan, Waupaca, and Winnebago counties are reporting a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases. Last week, Brown, Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Marinette, Outagamie, and Shawano counties also reported a growing trajectory of COVID-19 cases.
Calumet, Door, Fond du Lac, Green Lake, Kewaunee, Manitowoc, Outagamie, and Shawano counties reported no significant change in their COVID-19 case activity trajectories. Last week, Green Lake County reported no significant change in its COVID-19 case activity trajectory.
This week, Brown and Marinette counties are reporting 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||158,578||155,471 (+3,107)|
|Active cases||31,595 (19.9%)||30,721 (19.8%)|
|Recovered cases||125,411 (79.1%)||123,196 (79.3%)|
|Negative cases||1,568,389||1,556,954 (+11,435)|
|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||8,754 (5.5%)||8,601 (+153)|
|COVID-19 deaths||1,536 (1%)||1,508 (+28)|