Wisconsin has highest COVID-19 related deaths in ten days, adds 1,301 new positive cases

TUESDAY 1/26/2021 1:50 p.m.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 535,218 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 5,753 total COVID-19 deaths.

Of Wisconsin’s total COVID-19 cases, 21,515 (4.0%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 22,041 (4.1%) yesterday.

A total of 3,016,953 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 5,448 test results available today, 23.88% were positive. DHS says 2,481,735 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin’s hospitals are reporting, a total of 772 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 175 are in an ICU. A total of 2,389 hospital beds, or 22% of the state’s total beds, are immediately available to patients.

There are currently zero patients in the alternative care facility at Wisconsin’s State Fair Park, staying the same from zero patients yesterday. Since Jan. 22, the alternative care facility has seen 170 total patients.

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Today’s TotalYesterday’s
Total positive cases535,218533,917 (+1,301)
Active cases21,515 (4.0%)22,041 (4.1%)
Recovered cases507,760 (94.9%)505,987 (94.8%)
Negative tests2,481,7352,477,588 (+4,147)
Patients at alternate care facility00 (-0)
Patients hospitalized772761 (+11)
COVID-19 patients in ICU175169 (+6)
Hospital beds available2,389 (22%)2,497 (-108)
Ever hospitalized 23,883 (4.5%)23,748 (+135)
COVID-19 deaths5,753 (1.1%)5,699 (+54)
NOTE: The number of patients hospitalized, the number of patients in the ICU, and the number of hospital beds available are up-to-date as of the day.

As of Jan. 26, a total of 846,300 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin and 641,150 vaccines have been ordered, with 167,850 in transit. DHS reports, 362,505 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.

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As of Wednesday, Jan. 20, DHS reports all of Wisconsin’s 72 counties are experiencing at least a high COVID-19 case activity level.

There are no Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing critically high disease activity levels.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties experiencing very high case activity levels, none are reporting growing disease activity.

Door, Kewaunee, Marinette, Menominee, Shawano, and Waupaca are the Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing no significant change in very high disease activity.

The Northeast Wisconsin counties that are shrinking in very high activity levels are Brown, Calumet, Fond du Lac, Manitowoc, Oconto, Outagamie, and Winnebago.

Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing high coronavirus activity levels, none are reporting a growing trajectory.

Green Lake and Waushara counties are reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.

The activity level is determined by combining the case burden and trajectory indicators.

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