COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hit 75-Day Low
266 newly-confirmed positive cases reported Tuesday.
The number of people actively hospitalized with a confirmed case of COVID-19 reached 275 in the past 24 hours, a low not seen since April 3rd.
That’s according to data released Tuesday afternoon by the Department of Health Services and Wisconsin Hospital Association.
The number of people hospitalized fell from 284 to 275 even as 35 people were reported to be newly hospitalized with the disease. Hospitals across the state have averaged 35 newly hospitalized patients over the past 30 days.
As the number of people hospitalized has trended downward in recent weeks, the number of intensive care unit beds available for any purpose has stayed relatively steady. A total of 391 ICU beds are reported to be available today, and averages of 382 and 386 have been maintained over the past week and 30 days.
Since the outbreak started 3,096 people have required hospitalization.
Tuesday’s data release showed a positive test rate of 2.39 percent, below the seven-day and 14-day averages of 2.74 percent and 2.76 percent.
The death toll from the disease climbed to 703 on Tuesday, with nine newly-confirmed deaths in the past 24 hours.
Racine County has 1040.4 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 1018.9). Milwaukee County has 1,012.1 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 1,004.8). Brown County, which is anchored by Green Bay, has 959.3 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 950.4).
Kenosha (816.3), Dodge (483), Rock (470.4), Walworth (466), Forest (377), Winnebago (316), Fond du Lac (265.8) and Lafayette (256.9) are the only other counties with more than 250 cases per 100,000 residents.
The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 396.9 (up from 393.8).
There are currently 958 ventilators and 411 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 939 ventilators and 408 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 6/16/2020||Percent of confirmed cases as of 6/16/2020|
Summary of COVID-19 cases by age group
|Age Group (Years)||Cases as of 6/16/2020||Ever hospitalized as of 6/16/2020||Any Intensive Care as of 6/16/2020||Deaths as of 6/16/2020|
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 6/16/2020||Negative as of 6/16/2020||Deaths as of 6/16/2020||Rate (positive cases per 100,000 people) as of 6/16/2020||Case fatality percentage (percent of cases who died) as of 6/16/2020|
|Fond du Lac||272||7,789||6||265.8||2%|
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