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COVID-19 Wisconsin Update #172 (10-10-20)

Updated numbers from Friday October 9th, 2020 and Week-In-Review

  • 894 Current Hospital Admissions ( 233 patients in ICU)
    • Hospital admissions are down 13 (-13) since Thursday.
    • The total number of ICU patients reported increased by 5, (+5) since Thursday.
      • 233 ICU patients is a new one day high for the pandemic.
  • As of Friday, cumulatively there have been 144,818 positive tests in Wisconsin;
    • On Friday there were 2,988 positive tests
    • The 7-day average for positive tests is now 2,416/day
  • Deaths from COVID-19 are at 1,440 in Wisconsin.
    • On Friday there were 16 deaths reported
  • 115,826 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are listed as having recovered (80.0%), 27,516 cases are still considered active (19.0%) and 1,440 patients have died (1.0%). (last updated by DHS on 10/9)


Week-in-Review (10/3-10/9):

Positive Test Results

There were 16,912 positive tests reported last week, which is down 166, (166), from the previous week.

  • An average of 2,416 positive test results per dayWas 2,440/day the previous week.


Milwaukee county had the highest number of new positive cases, with 1,857 new positives, 4 more, +4, than the previous week.

  • Winnebago county came in with the second highest number of new cases, 1,370, which is 232 more,  +232 than the previous week.
  • Rounding out the top five counties with the most positive new cases were;
    • Brown county; 1,364 new cases, (159) less than the previous week
    • Outagamie county; 978 new cases, (229) less than the previous week
    • Waukesha county; 852 new cases, +4 more than the previous week

  • There were 87 COVID-19 related deaths, 8 more than the week prior, +8.
    • Marathon county had 12 of the 87 deaths from the last week, which is 11 more, +11, than the number of deaths in the county reported the previous week.
    • Milwaukee county had 9 deaths, (3) less than the prior week.
    • Brown county had 8 deaths, +4 more than the week prior
    • Winnebago county had 7 deaths, (1) less than the week prior
    • Portage and Shawano county both had 6 deaths, which is +3 and +6 more respectively than the week prior



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