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205 New COVID-19 Cases Reported

DHS reported no COVID-19 deaths.

By - May 10th, 2021 05:23 pm
COVID-19. Credit: U.S. Army.

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

The Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported 205 new COVID-19 cases Monday from 2,305 processed tests.

The seven-day case total stands at 3,727, below November 18th’s record report of 45,946. The seven-day testing total stands at 29,712, 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 12.54%, below the record high of 38.12% set December 4th. The 14-day average is 13.74%. 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 322 people were actively hospitalized with a confirmed case of the disease, an increase of 6 from the day prior and an increase of 7 from a week ago. Thirty days ago the total was 283.

The state reported 23 people were newly hospitalized in the past 24 hours in its daily data release. A total of 29,831 people have required hospitalization since the outbreak began, 390 in the past week.

DHS reported no COVID-19 deaths. A total of 6,904 Wisconsin residents have died as a result of the virus, including 1,304 in Milwaukee County.

The 30-day average daily death total now stands at 7.60, below the December 23rd reported record of 53.43. Thirty days ago the rolling average was 5.07.

Since September, Milwaukee County has gone from having the worst per-capita outbreak to the 17th worst in the state. The county fell as low as 26th in early November.

Menominee County has recorded 18,325.0 cases per 100,000 residents (unchanged). Dodge County has recorded 13,289.6 cases per 100,000 residents (up from 13,273.9). Jackson, Barron, Brown, Trempealeau, Sheboygan, Fond du Lac, Juneau, Oconto, Pepin, Chippewa, Shawano, Kewaunee, Calumet and Outagamie are the remaining counties leading Milwaukee.

According to DHS data, 11,207.0 out of every 100,000 Milwaukee County residents (up from 11,200.8) have tested positive for COVID-19 since the outbreak began.

The statewide average of cases per 100,000 residents rose to 10,435.9 (up from 10,432.3).

The City of Milwaukee revised its gating criteria on March 18th in accordance with its new health order. The three criteria are intended to guide what phase of the health order the city should progress to, either loosening or tightening restrictions.

The five-level scale measures range from blue (good, low transmission) to purple (bad, extreme transmission).

The data, last updated May 6th and excluding the four days prior, indicates the city has a high transmission level (110.6) with regards to new cases per 100,000 residents in the past seven days (100-149 is high transmission).

The city has moderate transmission based on the positive test rate (5.2%). Moderate transmission is defined as between 5% and 7.9%.

The adult vaccination rate (which the city defines as any individual over the age of 15 completing the dose course for any COVID-19 vaccine) stands at 35.2%. The low transmission target is 80% and the city has not defined the lower benchmark thresholds.

The city is no longer using hospital bed usage, contact tracing or personal protective equipment supply to guide its COVID-19 health order.

The city is currently in phase six of its health order. According to a chart produced by the health department, the city would enter phase 7 when all three criteria reach the low transmission benchmarks.

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 1,737 8,649 195 12 5 8,475.2 58.6 0.7%
Ashland 1,262 7,598 96 15 0 7,955.6 94.6 1.2%
Barron 5,801 20,268 156 82 1 12,643.9 178.7 1.4%
Bayfield 1,144 7,281 122 19 0 7,524.3 125.0 1.7%
Brown 31,554 137,925 3,572 244 45 12,120.8 93.7 0.8%
Buffalo 1,356 5,592 34 7 0 10,037.8 51.8 0.5%
Burnett 1,372 6,474 141 22 0 8,882.0 142.4 1.6%
Calumet 5,777 22,641 670 50 5 11,222.7 97.1 0.9%
Chippewa 7,371 30,526 192 94 2 11,477.7 146.4 1.3%
Clark 3,256 11,434 402 58 4 9,372.2 166.9 1.8%
Columbia 5,427 28,464 396 57 12 9,499.7 99.8 1.1%
Crawford 1,717 7,801 61 17 0 10,371.5 102.7 1.0%
Dane 44,612 347,043 1,495 304 23 8,441.3 57.5 0.7%
Dodge 11,855 43,022 921 164 21 13,289.6 183.8 1.4%
Door 2,605 14,834 219 22 6 9,286.7 78.4 0.8%
Douglas 4,044 20,131 789 36 18 9,217.3 82.1 0.9%
Dunn 4,650 19,871 404 32 0 10,384.8 71.5 0.7%
Eau Claire 11,515 52,002 352 107 12 11,191.2 104.0 0.9%
Florence 446 1,673 55 12 0 10,088.2 271.4 2.7%
Fond du Lac 12,387 47,524 1,239 111 10 11,982.8 107.4 0.9%
Forest 960 4,562 79 23 3 10,455.2 250.5 2.4%
Grant 4,905 24,397 777 85 7 9,365.3 162.3 1.7%
Green 3,499 17,703 121 18 6 9,491.6 48.8 0.5%
Green Lake 1,572 8,252 439 19 3 8,235.5 99.5 1.2%
Iowa 2,026 11,648 88 10 1 8,513.0 42.0 0.5%
Iron 577 2,724 119 21 19 9,873.4 359.3 3.6%
Jackson 2,630 9,689 62 26 2 12,739.8 125.9 1.0%
Jefferson 8,371 37,937 1,201 109 23 9,886.0 128.7 1.3%
Juneau 3,172 15,028 113 22 5 11,788.3 81.8 0.7%
Kenosha 15,626 78,080 2,713 308 16 9,288.4 183.1 2.0%
Kewaunee 2,344 7,869 344 26 9 11,354.4 125.9 1.1%
La Crosse 12,746 58,435 791 86 1 10,771.3 72.7 0.7%
Lafayette 1,560 6,933 153 8 1 9,240.1 47.4 0.5%
Langlade 1,999 7,523 167 32 14 10,107.7 161.8 1.6%
Lincoln 3,060 11,376 214 64 28 10,758.7 225.0 2.1%
Manitowoc 7,549 32,385 1,240 69 19 9,406.4 86.0 0.9%
Marathon 14,654 54,346 1,536 188 37 10,875.7 139.5 1.3%
Marinette 4,142 19,778 458 66 4 10,117.7 161.2 1.6%
Marquette 1,374 6,527 188 23 5 8,934.8 149.6 1.7%
Menominee 803 3,930 8 11 0 18,325.0 251.0 1.4%
Milwaukee 105,848 513,560 10,065 1,304 47 11,207.0 138.1 1.2%
Monroe 4,536 19,940 107 37 1 9,861.3 80.4 0.8%
Oconto 4,450 17,904 553 55 9 11,722.2 144.9 1.2%
Oneida 3,631 15,715 159 71 6 10,110.5 197.7 2.0%
Outagamie 20,613 93,464 2,977 206 16 11,214.9 112.1 1.0%
Ozaukee 8,165 44,278 1,000 87 7 9,240.6 98.5 1.1%
Pepin 854 3,339 26 7 0 11,620.6 95.3 0.8%
Pierce 3,972 18,149 962 37 6 9,540.1 88.9 0.9%
Polk 4,491 20,692 129 48 8 10,230.1 109.3 1.1%
Portage 6,749 28,108 571 68 4 9,543.4 96.2 1.0%
Price 1,230 5,905 106 7 0 8,907.9 50.7 0.6%
Racine 21,734 103,294 3,078 347 28 11,134.1 177.8 1.6%
Richland 1,303 8,307 74 15 0 7,356.6 84.7 1.2%
Rock 16,011 79,747 1,904 170 23 9,990.3 106.1 1.1%
Rusk 1,314 5,365 55 17 1 9,040.9 117.0 1.3%
Sauk 5,823 35,792 278 48 6 9,289.2 76.6 0.8%
Sawyer 1,686 8,762 56 25 1 10,175.6 150.9 1.5%
Shawano 4,695 18,449 580 72 11 11,379.1 174.5 1.5%
Sheboygan 13,739 50,132 909 142 11 11,997.6 124.0 1.0%
St. Croix 7,841 40,021 1,690 53 7 8,893.1 60.1 0.7%
Taylor 1,870 6,249 235 24 8 9,086.5 116.6 1.3%
Trempealeau 3,538 12,927 106 42 3 12,061.9 143.2 1.2%
Vernon 1,921 13,078 71 39 3 6,342.7 128.8 2.0%
Vilas 2,249 9,474 146 39 2 10,385.1 180.1 1.7%
Walworth 9,457 44,077 2,829 136 23 9,216.0 132.5 1.4%
Washburn 1,461 7,009 88 19 2 9,215.9 119.9 1.3%
Washington 14,677 58,074 2,042 153 14 10,913.4 113.8 1.0%
Waukesha 43,733 187,534 4,940 526 52 10,970.5 131.9 1.2%
Waupaca 4,893 21,781 1,123 120 44 9,458.5 232.0 2.5%
Waushara 2,160 11,335 338 34 3 8,889.6 139.9 1.6%
Winnebago 18,144 86,601 3,085 197 22 10,714.3 116.3 1.1%
Wood 7,058 33,922 494 80 13 9,534.5 108.1 1.1%

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