THURSDAY 3/18/2021 1:50 p.m.
The Wisconsin Department of Health Services has reported 571,220 total positive coronavirus test results in the state and 6,556 total COVID-19 deaths.
Of Wisconsins total COVID-19 cases, 6,390 (1.1%) are active, according to DHS, compared to 6,311 (1.1%) yesterday.
A total of 3,249,111 Wisconsinites have been tested for COVID-19. Of the 3,170 test results available today, 15.46% were positive. DHS says 2,677,891 negative COVID-19 tests have been reported in Wisconsin.
Wisconsins hospitals are reporting, a total of 206 patients hospitalized for COVID-19. Of those, 58 are in an ICU. A total of 2,097 hospital beds, or 19% of the states total beds, are immediately available to patients.
Of the SARS-CoV-2 variants in Wisconsin, DHS is reporting 31 known cases of B.1.1.7, one case of B.1.351, and zero cases of the P.1 variant.
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|Total positive cases||571,220||570,730 (+490)|
|Active cases||6,390 (1.1%)||6,311 (1.1%)|
|Recovered cases||558,115 (97.7%)||557,706 (97.7%)|
|Negative tests||2,677,891||2,675,211 (+2,680)|
|Patients hospitalized||206||215 (-9)|
|COVID-19 patients in ICU||58||61 (-3)|
|Hospital beds available||2,097 (19%)||2,259 (-162)|
|Ever hospitalized||26,994 (4.7%)||26,942 (+52)|
|COVID-19 deaths||6,556 (1.1%)||6,554 (+2)|
NOTE: The number of patients hospitalized, the number of patients in the ICU, and the number of hospital beds available are up-to-date as of the day.
The DHS recently announced an attempt to verify and ensure statistics are accurate, some numbers may be subject to change. The DHS is combing through current and past data to ensure accuracy.
At this time, DHS is reporting a total of 2,406,245 vaccines have been allocated to Wisconsin. DHS reports, 2,148,882 vaccines have been administered in Wisconsin.
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As of Wednesday, March 17, DHS reports all of Wisconsins 72 counties are experiencing at least a high COVID-19 case activity level.
Of the Northeast Wisconsin counties that are experiencing high coronavirus activity levels, Calumet and Fond du Lac County are reporting a growing trajectory.
Brown, Door, Manitowoc, Marinette, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, and Winnebago are counties reporting no significant change in high case activity levels.
There are no counties shrinking in high case activity levels.
The Northeast Wisconsin county experiencing no significant change in medium case activity levels is Green Lake.
Counties shrinking in medium case activity levels are Waupaca and Waushara.
Kewaunee and Menominee are counties experiencing no change in low case activity levels.
In shrinking case activity levels, there no Northeast Wisconsin counties reporting in the low category.
The activity level is determined by combining the case burden and trajectory indicators.