Jeramey Jannene
WI Daily

1,119 New COVID-19 Cases

Six deaths, 761 actively hospitalized

By - Jan 24th, 2021 05:10 pm
COVID-19. Credit: U.S. Army.

COVID-19. Credit: U.S. Army.

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 1,119 new COVID-19 cases Sunday from 6,331 processed tests.

The seven-day case total stands at 11,177, below November 18th’s record report of 45,946. The seven-day testing total stands at 47,718, below November 18th’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.

The seven-day positive case rate, the percentage of tests that confirm a new case of the disease and proxy for if the disease’s spread is growing or slowing, stands at 23.42%, below the record high of 38.12% set December 4th. The 14-day average is 26.43%. The 14-day average set a low of 2.69% on June 19th.

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.

The Wisconsin Hospital Association reported that 761 people were actively hospitalized with a confirmed case of the disease, a decrease of 10 from a day prior and 92 from a week ago. Thirty days ago the total was 1,070.

The state reported 67 people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours in its daily data release. A total of 23,692 people have required hospitalization since the outbreak began, 616 in the past week.

DHS reported six new deaths. A total of 5,649 Wisconsin residents have died as a result of the virus, including 1,114 in Milwaukee County.

The 30-day average daily death total now stands at 33.73, below the December 23rd reported record of 53.43. Thirty days ago the rolling average was 50.03.

Since September, Milwaukee County has gone from having the worst per-capita outbreak to the 18th 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 17,845.7 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 17,822.9). Dodge County has recorded 12,377.1 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 12,365.9). Jackson, Shawano, Trempealeau, Brown, Fond du Lac, Oconto, Sheboygan, Kewaunee, Barron, Chippewa, Calumet and Juneau are the remaining counties leading Milwaukee.

According to DHS data, 9,884 out of every 100,000 Milwaukee County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak began (up from 9,866.6).

The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 9,219.3 (up from 9,199.9). Wisconsin has recorded a per-capita rate of 539.3 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.

Data from DHS

Data from DHS

Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by gender

Data from DHS

Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by race

Data from DHS

Confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths by ethnicity

Data from DHS

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 ††
Adams 1,469 7,216 154 11 3 7,167.6 53.7 0.7%
Ashland 1,121 6,360 65 16 0 7,066.8 100.9 1.4%
Barron 5,024 17,724 124 68 0 10,950.3 148.2 1.4%
Bayfield 1,022 6,178 53 18 0 6,721.9 118.4 1.8%
Brown 28,825 120,164 2,038 190 16 11,072.5 73.0 0.7%
Buffalo 1,236 4,750 31 7 0 9,149.5 51.8 0.6%
Burnett 1,078 5,562 122 23 0 6,978.7 148.9 2.1%
Calumet 5,128 18,864 452 39 2 9,961.9 75.8 0.8%
Chippewa 6,681 26,515 145 76 2 10,403.3 118.3 1.1%
Clark 3,054 9,721 355 57 4 8,790.8 164.1 1.9%
Columbia 4,744 25,156 360 39 6 8,304.2 68.3 0.8%
Crawford 1,627 6,985 46 15 0 9,827.8 90.6 0.9%
Dane 37,193 308,041 1,494 231 20 7,037.5 43.7 0.6%
Dodge 11,041 38,202 693 138 18 12,377.1 154.7 1.2%
Door 2,326 12,997 189 18 4 8,292.0 64.2 0.8%
Douglas 3,480 16,981 553 18 14 7,931.8 41.0 0.5%
Dunn 3,959 16,921 318 26 0 8,841.6 58.1 0.7%
Eau Claire 10,350 44,848 290 97 10 10,059.0 94.3 0.9%
Florence 417 1,507 32 12 0 9,432.3 271.4 2.9%
Fond du Lac 11,368 40,764 920 76 9 10,997.1 73.5 0.7%
Forest 899 3,882 66 22 3 9,790.9 239.6 2.4%
Grant 4,415 21,408 612 78 5 8,429.8 148.9 1.8%
Green 2,619 14,895 93 12 5 7,104.5 32.6 0.5%
Green Lake 1,473 7,075 399 14 3 7,716.9 73.3 1.0%
Iowa 1,775 10,166 86 9 1 7,458.3 37.8 0.5%
Iron 469 2,324 112 19 17 8,025.3 325.1 4.1%
Jackson 2,528 9,236 39 20 0 12,245.7 96.9 0.8%
Jefferson 7,417 33,057 816 66 5 8,759.4 77.9 0.9%
Juneau 2,847 13,858 78 15 1 10,580.5 55.7 0.5%
Kenosha 13,992 67,191 1,854 262 11 8,317.1 155.7 1.9%
Kewaunee 2,307 6,758 150 26 1 11,175.2 125.9 1.1%
La Crosse 11,299 48,149 609 70 0 9,548.5 59.2 0.6%
Lafayette 1,348 5,923 140 7 1 7,984.4 41.5 0.5%
Langlade 1,876 6,440 147 31 11 9,485.8 156.7 1.7%
Lincoln 2,760 9,755 184 53 15 9,704.0 186.3 1.9%
Manitowoc 6,815 27,516 1,015 60 15 8,491.8 74.8 0.9%
Marathon 13,114 46,379 1,281 169 31 9,732.7 125.4 1.3%
Marinette 3,861 16,529 368 58 1 9,431.3 141.7 1.5%
Marquette 1,242 5,600 162 21 5 8,076.5 136.6 1.7%
Menominee 782 3,712 2 11 0 17,845.7 251.0 1.4%
Milwaukee 93,352 430,930 8,186 1,114 22 9,884.0 117.9 1.2%
Monroe 3,990 17,224 83 30 1 8,674.3 65.2 0.8%
Oconto 4,103 15,499 407 44 7 10,808.2 115.9 1.1%
Oneida 3,095 13,800 126 55 4 8,618.0 153.1 1.8%
Outagamie 18,039 76,109 1,989 172 7 9,814.5 93.6 1.0%
Ozaukee 7,209 37,158 842 68 6 8,158.7 77.0 0.9%
Pepin 771 2,816 19 7 0 10,491.2 95.3 0.9%
Pierce 3,249 15,200 793 32 5 7,803.5 76.9 1.0%
Polk 3,495 17,385 53 39 1 7,961.3 88.8 1.1%
Portage 6,040 24,579 447 58 3 8,540.8 82.0 1.0%
Price 1,073 5,074 85 7 0 7,770.9 50.7 0.7%
Racine 19,546 94,649 2,460 290 23 10,013.2 148.6 1.5%
Richland 1,208 8,054 35 13 0 6,820.2 73.4 1.1%
Rock 13,535 67,977 1,390 136 12 8,445.4 84.9 1.0%
Rusk 1,215 4,534 37 14 1 8,359.7 96.3 1.2%
Sauk 4,979 33,125 231 35 6 7,942.8 55.8 0.7%
Sawyer 1,389 7,575 31 17 0 8,383.1 102.6 1.2%
Shawano 4,459 15,912 475 66 12 10,807.1 160.0 1.5%
Sheboygan 12,325 42,701 628 111 6 10,762.8 96.9 0.9%
St. Croix 6,006 32,077 1,424 39 3 6,811.9 44.2 0.6%
Taylor 1,734 5,381 209 20 8 8,425.7 97.2 1.2%
Trempealeau 3,253 11,119 87 34 2 11,090.3 115.9 1.0%
Vernon 1,704 11,906 60 33 3 5,626.2 109.0 1.9%
Vilas 1,857 7,870 99 31 2 8,575.0 143.1 1.7%
Walworth 8,460 38,189 2,190 116 13 8,244.4 113.0 1.4%
Washburn 1,202 5,835 81 15 2 7,582.2 94.6 1.2%
Washington 13,072 48,853 1,639 119 6 9,720.0 88.5 0.9%
Waukesha 38,450 157,238 3,773 420 35 9,645.2 105.4 1.1%
Waupaca 4,539 18,393 839 104 39 8,774.2 201.0 2.3%
Waushara 2,032 10,151 240 24 2 8,362.8 98.8 1.2%
Winnebago 16,348 73,490 2,397 166 18 9,653.7 98.0 1.0%
Wood 6,261 28,223 404 64 11 8,457.8 86.5 1.0%

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