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324 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 28 COVID-19 deaths.

By - Mar 2nd, 2021 08:28 pm
COVID-19. Credit: U.S. Army.

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

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 324 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday from 2,414 processed tests.

The seven-day case total stands at 4,028, below November 18th’s record report of 45,946 and is comparable to yesterday’s seven-day total. The seven-day testing total stands at 37,139, 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 10.85%, below the record high of 38.12% set December 4th. The 14-day average is 11.94%. 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.

The Wisconsin Hospital Association reported that 271 people were actively hospitalized with a confirmed case of the disease, a decrease of 16 from the day prior and a decrease of 72 from a week ago. Thirty days ago the total was 697.

The state reported 64 people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours in its daily data release. A total of 26,222 people have required hospitalization since the outbreak began, 384 in the past week.

DHS reported 28  new deaths. A total of 6,440 Wisconsin residents have died as a result of the virus, including 1,243 in Milwaukee County.

The 30-day average daily death total now stands at 18.13, below the December 23rd reported record of 53.43. Thirty days ago the rolling average was 34.23.

Since September, Milwaukee County has gone from having the worst per-capita outbreak to the 19th worst in the state. The county fell as low as 26th in early November.

Menominee County has recorded 18,142.4 cases per 100,000 residents (unchanged). Dodge County has recorded 12,813.2 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 12,798.6). Jackson, Barron, Kewaunee, Brown, Fond du Lac, Trempealeau, Sheboygan, Oconto, Shawano, Juneau, Chippewa, Pepin, Eau Claire, Calumet, Outagamie and Racine are the remaining counties leading Milwaukee.

According to DHS data, 10,409.9 out of every 100,000 Milwaukee County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak began (up from 10,403.5).

The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 9,766.3 (up from 9,760.6).

Data from DHS

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 1,581 7,753 163 10 5 7,714.1 48.8 0.6%
Ashland 1,174 6,783 67 16 0 7,400.9 100.9 1.4%
Barron 5,369 18,761 147 76 0 11,702.3 165.6 1.4%
Bayfield 1,066 6,663 74 19 0 7,011.3 125.0 1.8%
Brown 30,219 127,118 2,485 223 28 11,608.0 85.7 0.7%
Buffalo 1,320 5,223 33 7 0 9,771.3 51.8 0.5%
Burnett 1,205 5,982 138 23 0 7,800.9 148.9 1.9%
Calumet 5,479 20,524 548 43 4 10,643.8 83.5 0.8%
Chippewa 7,052 28,475 181 92 2 10,981.0 143.3 1.3%
Clark 3,158 10,345 388 57 4 9,090.1 164.1 1.8%
Columbia 5,045 26,574 379 52 10 8,831.0 91.0 1.0%
Crawford 1,667 7,395 51 17 0 10,069.5 102.7 1.0%
Dane 40,577 322,084 1,592 273 23 7,677.8 51.7 0.7%
Dodge 11,430 40,108 774 155 21 12,813.2 173.8 1.4%
Door 2,419 13,761 195 20 5 8,623.6 71.3 0.8%
Douglas 3,636 18,407 604 26 15 8,287.4 59.3 0.7%
Dunn 4,269 18,183 331 28 0 9,533.9 62.5 0.7%
Eau Claire 11,018 48,322 301 104 10 10,708.2 101.1 0.9%
Florence 434 1,582 34 12 0 9,816.8 271.4 2.8%
Fond du Lac 11,995 43,901 1,065 96 8 11,603.6 92.9 0.8%
Forest 924 4,167 69 23 3 10,063.2 250.5 2.5%
Grant 4,657 22,795 687 80 5 8,891.8 152.7 1.7%
Green 3,152 16,218 110 16 6 8,550.3 43.4 0.5%
Green Lake 1,525 7,584 420 18 3 7,989.3 94.3 1.2%
Iowa 1,860 10,779 87 10 1 7,815.5 42.0 0.5%
Iron 545 2,484 117 20 19 9,325.8 342.2 3.7%
Jackson 2,575 9,257 40 23 0 12,473.4 111.4 0.9%
Jefferson 7,882 34,867 952 111 14 9,308.5 131.1 1.4%
Juneau 2,989 14,467 87 19 1 11,108.2 70.6 0.6%
Kenosha 14,854 71,438 2,133 300 15 8,829.5 178.3 2.0%
Kewaunee 2,414 7,165 168 28 1 11,693.5 135.6 1.2%
La Crosse 12,246 53,035 655 80 0 10,348.8 67.6 0.7%
Lafayette 1,463 6,319 148 7 1 8,665.5 41.5 0.5%
Langlade 1,934 6,861 156 32 12 9,779.0 161.8 1.7%
Lincoln 2,912 10,397 193 58 17 10,238.4 203.9 2.0%
Manitowoc 7,242 29,591 1,130 63 18 9,023.8 78.5 0.9%
Marathon 13,698 49,289 1,350 176 33 10,166.2 130.6 1.3%
Marinette 3,960 18,055 404 63 3 9,673.2 153.9 1.6%
Marquette 1,307 5,996 180 21 5 8,499.2 136.6 1.6%
Menominee 795 3,763 2 11 0 18,142.4 251.0 1.4%
Milwaukee 98,319 457,427 8,884 1,243 39 10,409.9 131.6 1.3%
Monroe 4,322 18,338 93 31 1 9,396.1 67.4 0.7%
Oconto 4,268 16,391 446 48 7 11,242.8 126.4 1.1%
Oneida 3,388 14,582 137 67 4 9,433.9 186.6 2.0%
Outagamie 19,298 83,385 2,350 196 12 10,499.5 106.6 1.0%
Ozaukee 7,644 39,869 897 78 6 8,651.0 88.3 1.0%
Pepin 806 3,000 19 7 0 10,967.5 95.3 0.9%
Pierce 3,483 16,148 890 33 6 8,365.6 79.3 0.9%
Polk 3,932 18,628 67 44 0 8,956.7 100.2 1.1%
Portage 6,482 26,201 524 64 3 9,165.9 90.5 1.0%
Price 1,162 5,376 97 7 0 8,415.4 50.7 0.6%
Racine 20,367 97,789 2,602 321 29 10,433.8 164.4 1.6%
Richland 1,286 8,006 34 15 0 7,260.6 84.7 1.2%
Rock 14,422 72,881 1,533 159 14 8,998.8 99.2 1.1%
Rusk 1,257 4,831 40 16 1 8,648.7 110.1 1.3%
Sauk 5,293 34,368 240 42 6 8,443.7 67.0 0.8%
Sawyer 1,518 8,122 34 21 0 9,161.7 126.7 1.4%
Shawano 4,595 16,881 502 70 11 11,136.7 169.7 1.5%
Sheboygan 12,915 45,948 763 131 8 11,278.0 114.4 1.0%
St. Croix 6,401 34,407 1,615 43 4 7,259.9 48.8 0.7%
Taylor 1,800 5,719 213 21 9 8,746.4 102.0 1.2%
Trempealeau 3,398 11,828 93 37 2 11,584.6 126.1 1.1%
Vernon 1,832 12,520 64 36 3 6,048.8 118.9 2.0%
Vilas 2,141 8,546 125 36 2 9,886.4 166.2 1.7%
Walworth 8,850 40,312 2,390 129 19 8,624.5 125.7 1.5%
Washburn 1,295 6,321 72 18 2 8,168.8 113.5 1.4%
Washington 13,774 52,312 1,775 135 8 10,242.0 100.4 1.0%
Waukesha 40,696 168,675 4,171 484 43 10,208.7 121.4 1.2%
Waupaca 4,773 19,960 909 112 42 9,226.6 216.5 2.3%
Waushara 2,099 10,636 306 31 3 8,638.6 127.6 1.5%
Winnebago 17,063 79,493 2,716 183 21 10,075.9 108.1 1.1%
Wood 6,666 30,341 476 74 13 9,004.9 100.0 1.1%

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