3,831 New COVID-19 Cases
Weekly trend figures for cases and hospitalizations stop sliding while testing continues to drop.
The Department of Health Services reported 3,831 new cases on Sunday from 9,511 processed tests.
The seven-day case total stands at 30,025, below last Thursday’s record 45,946. September, when Wisconsin’s surge started, accounted for 46,671 cases in its entirety. The seven-day testing total stands at 88,563, below last Wednesday’s record rolling total of 133,019 tests. The testing total is filtered to only include individuals who were tested for the first time or have been tested previously but are receiving their first positive diagnosis.
Officials have looked for the positive case rate to trend downward to indicate a slowing spread of disease and sufficient testing. Multiple public health benchmarks call for the positive case rate figure to be sustained under five percent.
DHS reported 117 people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours in its daily data release. A total of 16,999 people have required hospitalization since the outbreak began, 1,176 in the past week.
The Wisconsin Hospital Association reported that 1,824 people were actively hospitalized with a confirmed case of the disease, an increase of 10 from a day ago, but a decrease of 164 from a week ago. Thirty days ago the total was 1,546.
The 30-day average daily death total now stands at a record average of 44.50. Thirty days ago the rolling average was 21.5.
Since September, Milwaukee County has gone from having the worst per-capita outbreak to the 20th worst in the state, even as its case and hospitalization load has surged to record levels. The county fell as low as 26th in early November.
Menominee County has recorded 12,688.3 cases per 100,000 residents (no change). Dodge County has recorded 9,270.8 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 9,270.8). Shawano, Brown, Oconto, Kewaunee, Jackson, Fond du Lac, Trempealeau, Forest, Calumet, Sheboygan, Langlade, Winnebago, Barron, Eau Claire, Outagamie, Chippewa, Marinette and Crawford counties are the remaining counties leading Milwaukee.
According to DHS data, 7,181.2 out of every 100,000 Milwaukee County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak began (up from 7,095.4).
The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 6,654.5 (up from 6,588.2). Wisconsin has recorded a per-capita rate of 1,445.3 cases per 100,000 residents in the past two weeks according to the DHS activity level report released Wednesday. That’s down from the record 1,519.4 reported November 18th.
Charts and Maps
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by gender
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by race
Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by ethnicity
Cases and deaths by county
|Number of confirmed cases||Number of negatives*||Number of probable cases||Number of deaths †||Number of probable deaths ‡||Cases per 100,000 people (counties)||Deaths per 100,000 people (counties)||Case fatality percentage ††|
|Fond du Lac||8,382||35,147||436||50||6||8,108.5||48.4||0.6%|
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