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677 New COVID-19 Cases

DHS reports 12 COVID-19 deaths.

By - Mar 4th, 2021 05:41 pm
COVID-19. Credit: U.S. Army.

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

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 677 new COVID-19 cases Thursday from 4,826 processed tests.

The seven-day case total stands at 3,657, below November 18th’s record report of 45,946 and its lowest point since July 3rd. The seven-day testing total stands at 27,350, 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 13.37%, below the record high of 38.12% set December 4th. The 14-day average is 12.00%. 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 262 people were actively hospitalized with a confirmed case of the disease, a decrease of 5 from the day prior and a decrease of 69 from a week ago. Thirty days ago the total was 657.

The state reported 51 people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours in its daily data release. A total of 26,330 people have required hospitalization since the outbreak began, 376 in the past week.

DHS reported 12 new deaths. A total of 6,470 Wisconsin residents have died as a result of the virus, including 1,244 in Milwaukee County.

The 30-day average daily death total now stands at 17.97, below the December 23rd reported record of 53.43. Thirty days ago the rolling average was 35.40.

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 12,830.0 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 12,826.6). 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, 10,426.8 out of every 100,000 Milwaukee County residents have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak began (up from 10,418.2).

The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 9,787.3 (up from 9,775.6).

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 1,585 7,775 165 10 5 7,733.6 48.8 0.6%
Ashland 1,174 6,801 67 16 0 7,400.9 100.9 1.4%
Barron 5,401 18,834 149 76 0 11,772.0 165.6 1.4%
Bayfield 1,067 6,677 75 19 0 7,017.9 125.0 1.8%
Brown 30,301 127,523 2,505 225 28 11,639.5 86.4 0.7%
Buffalo 1,320 5,232 33 7 0 9,771.3 51.8 0.5%
Burnett 1,209 5,995 138 23 0 7,826.8 148.9 1.9%
Calumet 5,488 20,629 553 43 4 10,661.3 83.5 0.8%
Chippewa 7,065 28,569 181 93 2 11,001.2 144.8 1.3%
Clark 3,159 10,397 388 57 4 9,093.0 164.1 1.8%
Columbia 5,057 26,607 379 54 11 8,852.1 94.5 1.1%
Crawford 1,667 7,416 53 17 0 10,069.5 102.7 1.0%
Dane 40,763 322,804 1,583 278 23 7,713.0 52.6 0.7%
Dodge 11,445 40,203 774 156 21 12,830.0 174.9 1.4%
Door 2,427 13,796 197 20 5 8,652.1 71.3 0.8%
Douglas 3,645 18,460 606 26 15 8,307.9 59.3 0.7%
Dunn 4,283 18,236 333 29 0 9,565.2 64.8 0.7%
Eau Claire 11,058 48,511 299 105 10 10,747.1 102.0 0.9%
Florence 434 1,584 34 12 0 9,816.8 271.4 2.8%
Fond du Lac 12,026 44,024 1,072 96 8 11,633.6 92.9 0.8%
Forest 925 4,182 69 23 3 10,074.1 250.5 2.5%
Grant 4,661 22,825 692 81 5 8,899.5 154.7 1.7%
Green 3,178 16,299 110 16 6 8,620.9 43.4 0.5%
Green Lake 1,521 7,614 427 18 3 7,968.4 94.3 1.2%
Iowa 1,866 10,811 88 10 1 7,840.7 42.0 0.5%
Iron 550 2,498 117 21 19 9,411.4 359.3 3.8%
Jackson 2,583 9,262 41 23 0 12,512.1 111.4 0.9%
Jefferson 7,890 34,970 957 111 14 9,318.0 131.1 1.4%
Juneau 2,997 14,463 88 19 1 11,138.0 70.6 0.6%
Kenosha 14,898 71,630 2,143 300 15 8,855.7 178.3 2.0%
Kewaunee 2,415 7,194 175 28 1 11,698.3 135.6 1.2%
La Crosse 12,277 53,248 658 80 0 10,375.0 67.6 0.7%
Lafayette 1,459 6,349 154 7 1 8,641.8 41.5 0.5%
Langlade 1,936 6,885 158 32 12 9,789.1 161.8 1.7%
Lincoln 2,915 10,443 193 58 17 10,248.9 203.9 2.0%
Manitowoc 7,250 29,660 1,136 64 18 9,033.8 79.7 0.9%
Marathon 13,661 49,496 1,409 181 33 10,138.7 134.3 1.3%
Marinette 3,966 18,100 404 63 3 9,687.8 153.9 1.6%
Marquette 1,307 6,012 180 21 5 8,499.2 136.6 1.6%
Menominee 795 3,747 2 11 0 18,142.4 251.0 1.4%
Milwaukee 98,479 458,571 8,929 1,244 39 10,426.8 131.7 1.3%
Monroe 4,333 18,396 94 31 1 9,420.0 67.4 0.7%
Oconto 4,278 16,443 450 48 7 11,269.2 126.4 1.1%
Oneida 3,403 14,641 137 69 4 9,475.7 192.1 2.0%
Outagamie 19,355 83,767 2,380 197 12 10,530.5 107.2 1.0%
Ozaukee 7,648 40,019 910 78 6 8,655.5 88.3 1.0%
Pepin 806 3,009 19 7 0 10,967.5 95.3 0.9%
Pierce 3,489 16,195 891 33 6 8,380.0 79.3 0.9%
Polk 3,947 18,727 67 44 0 8,990.9 100.2 1.1%
Portage 6,490 26,207 522 64 3 9,177.2 90.5 1.0%
Price 1,163 5,396 97 7 0 8,422.7 50.7 0.6%
Racine 20,408 97,766 2,611 323 29 10,454.8 165.5 1.6%
Richland 1,289 7,955 34 15 0 7,277.6 84.7 1.2%
Rock 14,445 73,059 1,536 159 14 9,013.2 99.2 1.1%
Rusk 1,258 4,865 40 16 1 8,655.6 110.1 1.3%
Sauk 5,300 34,418 245 42 6 8,454.8 67.0 0.8%
Sawyer 1,520 8,142 37 21 0 9,173.8 126.7 1.4%
Shawano 4,599 16,918 503 70 11 11,146.4 169.7 1.5%
Sheboygan 12,947 46,091 772 131 8 11,305.9 114.4 1.0%
St. Croix 6,421 34,527 1,618 43 4 7,282.6 48.8 0.7%
Taylor 1,766 5,740 247 21 9 8,581.1 102.0 1.2%
Trempealeau 3,401 11,883 93 37 2 11,594.8 126.1 1.1%
Vernon 1,835 12,539 64 37 3 6,058.7 122.2 2.0%
Vilas 2,151 8,590 126 38 2 9,932.6 175.5 1.8%
Walworth 8,869 40,455 2,407 129 19 8,643.0 125.7 1.5%
Washburn 1,298 6,333 74 18 2 8,187.7 113.5 1.4%
Washington 13,811 52,516 1,783 135 8 10,269.5 100.4 1.0%
Waukesha 40,829 169,380 4,202 484 43 10,242.0 121.4 1.2%
Waupaca 4,763 20,037 934 111 43 9,207.2 214.6 2.3%
Waushara 2,104 10,640 307 32 3 8,659.1 131.7 1.5%
Winnebago 17,101 79,701 2,743 183 21 10,098.4 108.1 1.1%
Wood 6,678 30,461 477 74 13 9,021.2 100.0 1.1%

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