One in 100 Racine County Residents Have Contracted COVID-19
Statewide active hospitalizations hit four-week low.
Racine County has the worst per-capita COVID-19 outbreak in Wisconsin, and it has now crossed a threshold to make that easier to understand.
According to data from the state Department of Health Services, one out of every 100 Racine County residents have tested positive for the disease.
In total, 1,966 of the county’s 196,311 residents have tested positive for the disease. On a per-capita basis, there are 1006.2 cases per every 100,000 residents, almost three times the state average. The case total only reflects those that were tested.
The data does not mean that almost 2,000 Racine residents are currently suffering from the disease or contagious. Statewide data from DHS indicates that 70 percent of residents with COVID-19 have recovered as defined by a documented abatement of symptoms or a diagnosis over 30 days ago.
Fifty-one Racine County residents that tested positive for the disease have died, a three percent rate that mirrors the statewide percentage. Across Wisconsin 682 people have died from COVID-19. DHS reported 11 newly-confirmed deaths on Thursday.
Across the state, 9,275 tests were processed over the past 24 hours according to data released Thursday afternoon by DHS. From those tests, 333 residents were newly-confirmed to have the disease, bringing the statewide total to 21,926.
DHS reports that 3.59 percent of the tests processed came back positive, above the seven-day and 14-day averages of 2.65 and 3.30 percent. The percentage positive has trended downward over the past two weeks
The number of people actively hospitalized with the disease fell to 306, the lowest total reported in over a month. The total is down 49 from seven days ago. A total of 33 people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours.
Milwaukee County has 966.2 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 953.3). Brown County, which is anchored by Green Bay, has 931.9 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 925.8).
Kenosha (783.6), Dodge (471.7), Walworth (454.3), Rock (450.6), Forest (377), Winnebago (278.4), Fond du Lac (245.3), Waukesha (216.9), Lafayette (215.1), Washington (213.3) and Ozaukee (209.6) 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 379.4 (up from 373.7).
There are currently 951 ventilators and 381 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 938 ventilators and 410 ICU beds as available.
Charts and Maps
Wisconsin COVID-19 summary by person
Percent of COVID-19 cases by hospitalization status
|Hospitalization status||Number of confirmed cases as of 6/11/2020||Percent of confirmed cases as of 6/11/2020|
Summary of COVID-19 cases by age group
|Age Group (Years)||Cases as of 6/11/2020||Ever hospitalized as of 6/11/2020||Any Intensive Care as of 6/11/2020||Deaths as of 6/11/2020|
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 6/11/2020||Negative as of 6/11/2020||Deaths as of 6/11/2020||Rate (positive cases per 100,000 people) as of 6/11/2020||Case fatality percentage (percent of cases who died) as of 6/11/2020|
|Fond du Lac||251||6,897||6||245.3||2%|
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