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COVID-19 Wisconsin Update #212 (12-16-20)

Updated numbers from Wednesday December 16th, 2020:

  • 1,410 Hospital Admissions, 314 patients in ICU, 4 patients at the Alternate Care Facility
    • Hospital admissions are down 51 (-51) since Tuesday.
    • The total number of ICU patients decreased by 17 (-17) since Tuesday.
    • The total number of patients at the ACF decreased by 1, (-1) since Tuesday.
  • Cumulatively there have been 444,798 positive tests in Wisconsin:
      • 2,402 new positives reported on Wednesday
    • The 7-day average for positive tests is now 3,247+/day
  • Deaths from COVID-19 are at 4,196 in Wisconsin.
      • 74 deaths were reported on Wednesday
    • The 7-day average for deaths is now 44 deaths/day
  • 399,073 patients who have tested positive for COVID-19 and are listed as having recovered (89.7%), 41,426 cases are still considered active (9.3%) and 4,196 patients have died (0.9%). (last updated by DHS on 12/16)





DHS Media Briefing on Wisconsin Vaccine Roll-Out

Wisconsin Department of Health Services Secretary-designee and Division of Public Health immunization program Manager Stephanie Schauer held a media briefing today about the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wisconsin.

Of note in the briefing;

  • Sec. Palm noted that the state will have about 49,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week and if approved by the FDA another 100,000 of the Moderna vaccine next week.
  • Beyond the initial shipments, Wisconsin has not received an update on the follow-along shipments.
  • The initial ~450,000 vaccine doses will be for front-line health care workers and residents and staff of long-term care and skilled nursing facilities.
  • According to Sec. Palm, at the time of the media availability the state’s immunization registry had reported that 192 front line health care workers had been vaccinated.

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