Wisconsin DHS reports 2,676 new positive COVID-19, keeping consistent with three-day downward trend

SUNDAY 10/11/2020 1:55 p.m.

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 150,236 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 1,465 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 28,988, or 19.3%, are active, according to DHS, up from 28,201, or 19.1%, yesterday.

Of the 10,247 test results available today, 26.11% were positive. Yesterday, 19.06% of the tests came back positive. In total, DHS says 1,537,877 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin. A total of 1,688,113 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, as of Wednesday, a total of 870 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 232 are in an ICU. A total of 1,850 hospital beds, or 16% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

Wisconsin has seen 1,465 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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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases150,236147,560 (+2,676)
Active cases28,988 (19.3%)28,201 (19.1%)
Recovered cases119,747 (79.7%)117,865 (79.9%)
Negative cases1,537,8771,530,306 (+7,571)
Patients hospitalized870876 (-6)
COVID-19 patients in ICU232229 (+3)
Hospital beds available1,850 (16%)1,885 (-35)
Ever hospitalized8,398 (5.6%)8,319(+79)
COVID-19 deaths1,465 (1%)1,458 (+7)
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 cases

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