307 New COVID-19 Cases, 24 Hospitalizations, 4 Deaths
Wisconsin reports third-highest single-day testing total, while positive case rate falls.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 307 new cases Sunday, bringing the statewide total to 15,584.
The death toll from the disease has reached 514 with four newly-confirmed deaths in the past 24 hours. DHS reports that three percent of people with confirmed cases have died.
Data released Monday afternoon shows that 4.10 percent of the 7,480 tests processed in the past 24 hours came back positive. The is below both the 7-day and 14-day averages of 5.60 percent and 5.70 percent. The percentage has trended down as testing has expanded in the past two weeks, and with Monday’s total being is the third-highest single-day testing total.
Hospitalizations continue to increase week-over-week, but down in the past day. As of Sunday morning 388 people were hospitalized with the disease across the state, an increase of nine over the week prior. Twenty-four people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours.
Milwaukee County is the site of 6,352 of the 15,584 confirmed cases and 276 of the 514 deaths according to state data
Both Brown and Racine counties continue to have greater per capita outbreaks than Milwaukee.
Brown County, which is anchored by Green Bay, has 865.7 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 863.4 yesterday). Racine County has 713.4 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 709.8). Milwaukee County has 665.7 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 648.2).
Kenosha (594.7), Rock (351.7), Walworth (340.7), Dodge (183.4), Fond du Lac (170.1), Grant (167.9), Kewaunee (162.1), Crawford (159.6), Ozaukee (156.3) and Washington (153.1) are the only other counties with more than 150 cases per 100,000 residents.
The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents has risen to 269.7 (up from 264.4).
There are currently 968 ventilators and 399 intensive care unit (ICU) 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 933 ventilators and 421 ICU beds as available.
Charts and Maps
Wisconsin COVID-19 summary
|Status||Number (%) of People as of 5/25/2020|
|Negative Test Results||193,379|
|Positive Test Results||15,584|
Percent of COVID-19 cases by hospitalization status
|Hospitalization status||Number of confirmed cases as of 5/25/2020||Percent of confirmed cases as of 5/25/2020|
Summary of COVID-19 cases by age group
|Age Group (Years)||Cases as of 5/25/2020||Ever hospitalized as of 5/25/2020||Any Intensive Care as of 5/25/2020||Deaths as of 5/25/2020|
Percent of COVID-19 cases and deaths by gender
|Gender||Confirmed Cases as of 5/25/2020||Deaths as of 5/25/2020|
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by race
|Race||Number of cases as of 5/25/2020||Percent of cases as of 5/25/2020||Number of deaths as of 5/25/2020||Percent of deaths as of 5/25/2020|
|Asian or Pacific Islander||586||4%||13||3%|
|Multiple or Other races||1,946||12%||2||0%|
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by ethnicity
|Ethnicity||Number of cases as of 5/25/2020||Percent of cases as of 5/25/2020||Number of deaths as of 5/25/2020||Percent of deaths as of 5/25/2020|
|Hispanic or Latino||5,111||33%||46||9%|
|Not Hispanic or Latino||8,732||56%||459||89%|
Number of positive cases and deaths by county
|Wisconsin County||Positive as of 5/25/2020||Negative as of 5/25/2020||Deaths as of 5/25/2020||Rate (positive cases per 100,000 people) as of 5/25/2020||Case fatality percentage (percent of cases who died) as of 5/25/2020|
|Fond du Lac||174||3,952||5||170.1||3%|
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