455 New Cases, No Deaths
Monday data release often has lowest reported totals of the week, August 17th is no exception.
Wisconsin recorded 455 new COVID-19 cases on Monday, the lowest total in two weeks. The data comes from the state’s Monday afternoon release, regularly the lowest testing total of the week.
A total of 5,962 tests were processed in the past 24 hours, yielding a positive case rate (the percentage of tests indicating a new case) of 7.63 percent.
The seven- and 14-day positive case rate continued their upward trend (7.36 and 6.57 percent) as testing continued to slow. The Department of Health Services reports that 69,770 tests have been processed in the past week, the lowest total since July 10th.
The state recorded no COVID-19 deaths in the past 24 hours, holding the total to 1,039. The 30-day average is 6.53 per day and the 100-day average is 6.41 per day.
According to DHS data, 2,340.6 out of every 100,000 Milwaukee County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 (up from 2,327.8) since the outbreak began. Racine County has 1,887.9 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 1,881.3). Brown County, which is anchored by Green Bay, has 1,734.1 cases per 100,000 residents (no change).
Kenosha (1,658.6), Iron (1,487.3), Walworth (1,471.7), Trempealeau (1,256.9.3), Marinette (1,235.9), Waukesha (1,216.9), Dodge (1,073.2), Waupaca (1,032.2), Lafayette (1,027.8), Washington (935.8), Rock (923.5) and Dane (919.9) are the only other counties with more than 900 cases per 100,000 residents.
The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 1,137.7 (up from 1,125.8 yesterday). Wisconsin has recorded a per-capita rate of 194 per 100,000 in the past two weeks according to data last updated Wednesday by DHS.
Charts and Maps
Percent of COVID-19 cases by hospitalization status
|Hospitalization status||Number of confirmed cases as of 8/17/2020||Percent of confirmed cases as of 8/17/2020|
Percent of COVID-19 cases resulting in hospitalization within age group
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 8/17/2020||Negative as of 8/17/2020||Deaths as of 8/17/2020||Rate (positive cases per 100,000 people) as of 8/17/2020||Case fatality percentage (percent of cases who died) as of 8/17/2020|
|Fond du Lac||791||16,190||8||773.1||1%|
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