State Passes 8,000 COVID-19 Cases
And 340 deaths. 48 percent of those with disease believed to have recovered.
Over 8,000 Wisconsin residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak started, including over 6,600 since April 1st.
On Monday, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported there were 272 newly confirmed cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the total to 8,236.
A state dashboard lists 3,936 of those people (48 percent) as recovered, with the state having received documentation of resolved symptoms or the illness being diagnosed over 30 days ago.
Four percent of those confirmed to have the virus have died. The death toll from the virus has reached 340, with one death in the past 24 hours. DHS reports that 195 of the deaths have occurred in Milwaukee County.
DHS reported Monday afternoon that there were 13 new hospitalizations in the past 24 hours, the lowest total reported since April 24th. The cumulative confirmed hospitalization rate for those with confirmed cases stands at 20 percent (1,621 people) over the length of the outbreak after peaking at 30 percent in mid-April, but the state does not have hospitalization data in 23 percent of cases (1,879 cases).
Milwaukee County residents represent 3,296 of the 8,236 confirmed cases according to state data. But on a per capita basis, Brown County has far more cases and the gap between the two continues to grow.
Brown County, which is anchored by Green Bay, now has 557.4 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 522.7 yesterday). Milwaukee County has 345.4 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 340). On April 16th, Brown County had only 53.5 cases per 100,000 residents while Milwaukee had 204. Brown County now has six confirmed six deaths and 1,448 confirmed cases.
Kenosha County has the third-highest rate at 324.4 cases per 100,000 residents. Racine (233.9), Walworth (204.8), Rock (178.6), Ozaukee (106.5) and Sauk (103.8) are the only other counties with more than 100 cases per 100,000 residents. The statewide average has risen to 142.5 (up from 137.8).
There are currently 965 ventilators and 433 intensive care unit beds available across the state according to the Wisconsin Hospital Association. Since the data became publicly available on April 10th, WHA has reported an average of 925 ventilators and 445 intensive care unit beds as available.
Charts and Maps
Wisconsin COVID-19 summary
|Status||Number (%) of People as of 5/4/2020|
|Negative Test Results||80,467|
|Positive Test Results||8,236|
Percent of COVID-19 cases and deaths by gender
|Gender||Confirmed Cases as of 5/4/2020||Deaths as of 5/4/2020|
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by race
|Race||Number of cases as of 5/4/2020||Percent of cases as of 5/4/2020||Number of deaths as of 5/4/2020||Percent of deaths as of 5/4/2020|
|Asian or Pacific Islander||279||3%||6||2%|
|Multiple or Other races||769||9%||2||1%|
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by ethnicity
|Ethnicity||Number of cases as of 5/4/2020||Percent of cases as of 5/4/2020||Number of deaths as of 5/4/2020||Percent of deaths as of 5/4/2020|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,209||27%||22||6%|
|Not Hispanic or Latino||4,926||60%||301||89%|
Percent of COVID-19 cases by hospitalization status
|Hospitilization status||Number of confirmed cases as of 5/4/2020||Percent of confirmed cases as of 5/4/2020|
Summary of COVID-19 cases by age group
|Age Group (Years)||Cases as of 5/4/2020||Ever hospitalized as of 5/4/2020||Any Intensive Care as of 5/4/2020||Deaths as of 5/4/2020|
Number of positive cases and deaths by county
|Wisconsin County||Positive as of 5/4/2020||Negative as of 5/4/2020||Deaths as of 5/4/2020||Rate (positive cases per 100,000 people) as of 5/4/2020||Case fatality percentage (percent of cases who died) as of 5/4/2020|
|Fond du Lac||75||1,503||3||73.3||4%|
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