More Than 20,000 Wisconsin Residents Have Tested Positive for COVID-19
State reports third-highest one-day testing total, but percentage positive is below average.
Over 20,000 Wisconsin residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak began.
The state crossed the threshold in the past 24 hours according to the Department of Health Services. But DHS reports that 65 percent have recovered, as defined by a documented abatement of symptoms or a diagnosis over 30 days ago.
A total of 12,322 tests were processed in the past 24 hours, from which 357 came back positive. That’s the third-highest one-day testing total on record, but far from the highest single-day case increase.
A total of 2.90 percent of tests came back positive, below the seven-day and 14-day averages of 3.52 percent and 4.29 percent.
The number of people actively hospitalized with the disease held even at 355, though 52 people were newly hospitalized. The number of active hospitalizations is down 68 from the week prior and at a three-week low.
The death toll from the disease has reached 633, with seven deaths newly-recorded in the past 24 hours.
Milwaukee County accounts for 317 of the 633 deaths and 8,547 cases according to state data.
Racine County has 961.1 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 940.6). Brown County, which is anchored by Green Bay, has 911.9 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 908.8). Milwaukee County has 895.7 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 879.1).
Kenosha (747.9), Dodge (448.9), Rock (421.6), Walworth (415.5), Forest (377), Fond du Lac (220.9), Washington (202.2) and Ozaukee (200.5) are the only other counties with more than 200 cases per 100,000 residents.
The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 350.4 (up from 344.2).
There are currently 942 ventilators and 392 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 937 ventilators and 414 ICU beds as available.
Charts and Maps
Wisconsin COVID-19 summary
|Status||Number (%) of People as of 6/5/2020|
|Negative Test Results||303,332|
|Positive Test Results||20,249|
Percent of COVID-19 cases by hospitalization status
|Hospitalization status||Number of confirmed cases as of 6/5/2020||Percent of confirmed cases as of 6/5/2020|
Summary of COVID-19 cases by age group
|Age Group (Years)||Cases as of 6/5/2020||Ever hospitalized as of 6/5/2020||Any Intensive Care as of 6/5/2020||Deaths as of 6/5/2020|
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by gender
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by race
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by ethnicity
Number of positive cases and deaths by county
|Wisconsin County||Positive as of 6/5/2020||Negative as of 6/5/2020||Deaths as of 6/5/2020||Rate (positive cases per 100,000 people) as of 6/5/2020||Case fatality percentage (percent of cases who died) as of 6/5/2020|
|Fond du Lac||226||5,996||5||220.9||2%|
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