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Half of Wisconsin’s newest coronavirus check outcomes are optimistic, DHS studies 5 new deaths

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MADISON Wis. (WBAY) – State well being officers say after low numbers for brand spanking new coronavirus circumstances for the primary two days of 2021, Wisconsin noticed a bigger improve in new circumstances on Sunday.

In response to the Division of Well being Companies (DHS), greater than 2,400 new circumstances have been confirmed inside the final 24 hours. That’s after two days of the state reporting fewer than 2,000 circumstances a day.

The state’s 2,446 new confirmed circumstances deliver Wisconsin’s cumulative complete to 486,531. The two,466 optimistic exams have been out of a complete of 4,588 complete check outcomes, a positivity charge of 53.31%, or 1 in 2 exams being optimistic for the virus.

The DHS says the variety of energetic circumstances elevated barely from 26,577 Saturday to 26,670 on Sunday. That makes up 5.5% of all recognized circumstances, the identical proportion as Saturday. There are 454,850 individuals (93.5%) who’re thought of recovered. An individual is taken into account recovered if it’s been 30 days since their prognosis or onset of signs or have been medically cleared, although some could really feel lingering results from their an infection.

The seven-day common of recent optimistic exams elevated barely from 2,222 Saturday to 2,245 Sunday. The 14-day common of optimistic exams additionally elevated from 2,052 to 2,097. That two-week window contains Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Yr’s Eve, and New Yr’s Day.

The Wisconsin DHS additionally reported 5 new deaths on Sunday.

Wisconsin recorded 2,142 new damaging COVID-19 exams inside the previous 24 hours. In complete, 2,363,175 exams have come again damaging for the virus.

Deaths

The 5 new deaths reported by state well being officers Sunday brings Wisconsin’s cumulative demise toll to 4,875. The primary deaths have been reported again in March. State officers say the brand new deaths have been in Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Kenosha, Portage and St. Croix Counties. The state revised a demise quantity in Dane County. In the meantime, well being officers revised the whole case rely in Shawano County.

The 7-day common for COVID-19 deaths returned to 26 after holding regular at 27 for 2 days. That determine had been 26 final Thursday. As well as, state well being officers say Wisconsin’s demise charge declined and returned to 1.0% after holding at 1.01% for 5 straight days.

Case and demise numbers for Wisconsin counties listed by the Wisconsin DHS will likely be listed later on this article.

Hospitalizations

One other 80 individuals have been hospitalized for COVID-19 up to now 24 hours, based on the DHS. Thus far, 21,529 individuals have been hospitalized for COVID-19 remedy since February 5, which is 4.4% of all coronavirus circumstances. The seven-day common for hospitalizations dropped to 100 Sunday.

The Wisconsin Hospital Affiliation studies there are 1,069 complete COVID-19 sufferers throughout the state as of Sunday. Out of these, 225 are within the ICU.

The alternate care facility on the state fairgrounds helps relieve the pressure on state hospitals by treating sufferers who’re near being discharged however nonetheless want some care, comparable to oxygen. As of Friday, when officers final up to date this determine, 170 sufferers have been handled on the alternate care facility because it opened on October 14. As of 11 a.m. Sunday, there have been no present sufferers on the facility. There had been three sufferers there on Saturday.

Hospital Readiness

For hospital readiness, the most recent numbers from the Wisconsin Hospital Affiliation (WHA) say 248 ICU beds (16.91%) and a pair of,178 of all kinds of medical beds (19.49%) — ICU, intermediate care, medical surgical and damaging circulation isolation — are open within the state’s 134 hospitals. These beds are for all sufferers, not simply COVID-19, and whether or not a mattress will be crammed will depend on whether or not the hospital has the required medical and help employees.

Within the Fox Valley area, 21 ICU beds (20.19%) and 148 of all medical beds (17.35%) have been open among the many 13 hospitals in these eight counties.

In the meantime, the WHA acknowledged within the Northeast area, 14 ICU beds (6.76%) and 188 of all medical beds (19.66%) are open among the many 10 hospitals in seven counties.

There’s no change from the WHA report for hospitals with lower than a 7-day provide of PPE (private protecting gear): 19 hospitals want robes, 12 want paper medical masks, 10 want goggles, and 9 want N95 masks.

SUNDAY’S COUNTY CASE NUMBERS (Counties with new circumstances or deaths are indicated in daring)*

Wisconsin

  • Adams – 1,318 circumstances (+2) (11 deaths)
  • Ashland – 1,013 circumstances (+4) (16 deaths)
  • Barron – 4,534 circumstances (+21) (57 deaths)
  • Bayfield – 936 circumstances (+4) (18 deaths)
  • Brown – 26,463 circumstances (+175) (162 deaths)
  • Buffalo – 1,005 circumstances (+19) (7 deaths)
  • Burnett – 1,006 circumstances (+11) (19 deaths)
  • Calumet – 4,722 circumstances (+18) (35 deaths)
  • Chippewa – 5,972 circumstances (+49) (66 deaths) (+1)
  • Clark – 2,841 circumstances (+4) (51 deaths)
  • Columbia – 4,264 circumstances (+17) (32 deaths)
  • Crawford – 1,560 circumstances (+4) (12 deaths)
  • Dane – 33,807 circumstances (+268) (182 deaths) (State revised, lower of 1)
  • Dodge – 10,465 circumstances (+14) (125 deaths)
  • Door – 2,065 circumstances (+24) (13 deaths)
  • Douglas – 3,118 circumstances (+14) (17 deaths)
  • Dunn – 3,571 circumstances (+25) (24 deaths) (+1)
  • Eau Claire – 9,375 circumstances (+80) (77 deaths) (+1)
  • Florence – 399 circumstances (+1) (12 deaths)
  • Fond du Lac – 10,505 circumstances (+11) (67 deaths)
  • Forest – 858 circumstances (+1) (22 deaths)
  • Grant – 4,141 circumstances (+11) (77 deaths)
  • Inexperienced – 2,365 circumstances (10 deaths)
  • Inexperienced Lake – 1,400 circumstances (+3) (10 deaths)
  • Iowa – 1,678 circumstances (+7) (7 deaths)
  • Iron – 423 circumstances (+1) (18 deaths)
  • Jackson – 2,399 circumstances (18 deaths)
  • Jefferson – 6,732 circumstances (+4) (57 deaths)
  • Juneau – 2,500 circumstances (+12) (10 deaths)
  • Kenosha – 12,488 circumstances (+87) (217 deaths) (+1)
  • Kewaunee – 2,084 circumstances (+16) (24 deaths)
  • La Crosse – 10,229 circumstances (+69) (56 deaths)
  • Lafayette – 1,253 circumstances (+3) (5 deaths)
  • Langlade – 1,803 circumstances (+3) (30 deaths)
  • Lincoln – 2,506 circumstances (+32) (46 deaths)
  • Manitowoc – 6,158 circumstances (+57) (51 deaths)
  • Marathon – 12,092 circumstances (+79) (160 deaths)
  • Marinette – 3,565 circumstances (+4) (45 deaths)
  • Marquette – 1,164 circumstances (+3) (18 deaths)
  • Menominee – 717 circumstances (+1) (10 deaths)
  • Milwaukee – 85,745 (+218) (984 deaths)
  • Monroe – 3,497 circumstances (+8) (25 deaths)
  • Oconto – 3,829 circumstances (+56) (38 deaths)
  • Oneida – 2,830 circumstances (+15) (47 deaths)
  • Outagamie – 16,335 circumstances (+169) (159 deaths)
  • Ozaukee – 6,398 circumstances (+51) (51 deaths)
  • Pepin – 681 circumstances (5 deaths)
  • Pierce – 2,964 circumstances (+16) (30 deaths)
  • Polk – 3,102 circumstances (+58) (23 deaths)
  • Portage – 5,610 circumstances (+16) (52 deaths) (+1)
  • Value – 956 circumstances (+13) (5 deaths)
  • Racine – 17,815 circumstances (+187) (249 deaths)
  • Richland – 1,110 circumstances (13 deaths)
  • Rock – 12,289 circumstances (+39) (115 deaths)
  • Rusk – 1,115 circumstances (+4) (13 deaths)
  • Sauk – 4,545 circumstances (+34) (27 deaths)
  • Sawyer – 1,251 circumstances (+19) (11 deaths)
  • Shawano – 4,202 circumstances (State revised, lower of three) (57 deaths)
  • Sheboygan – 11,424 circumstances (+12) (94 deaths)
  • St. Croix – 5,473 circumstances (+18) (28 deaths) (+1)
  • Taylor – 1,603 circumstances (+8) (14 deaths)
  • Trempealeau – 3,007 circumstances (+19) (29 deaths)
  • Vernon – 1,560 circumstances (+8) (30 deaths)
  • Vilas – 1,609 circumstances (21 deaths)
  • Walworth – 7,721 circumstances (+68) (95 deaths)
  • Washburn – 1,045 circumstances (+4) (12 deaths)
  • Washington – 11,808 circumstances (+60) (97 deaths)
  • Waukesha – 34,365 circumstances (+130) (344 deaths)
  • Waupaca – 4,169 circumstances (+7) (98 deaths)
  • Waushara – 1,927 circumstances (+5) (17 deaths)
  • Winnebago – 15,306 circumstances (+12) (150 deaths)
  • Wooden – 5,746 circumstances (+40) (48 deaths)

Michigan’s Higher Peninsula**

  • Alger – 190 circumstances (1 demise)
  • Baraga – 459 circumstances (28 deaths)
  • Chippewa – 556 circumstances (12 deaths)
  • Delta – 2,474 circumstances (60 deaths)
  • Dickinson – 1,986 circumstances (54 deaths)
  • Gogebic – 708 circumstances (15 deaths)
  • Houghton – 1,582 circumstances (25 deaths)
  • Iron – 769 circumstances (32 deaths)
  • Keweenaw – 67 circumstances (1 demise)
  • Luce – 127 circumstances
  • Mackinac – 260 circumstances (2 deaths)
  • Marquette – 3,139 circumstances (51 deaths)
  • Menominee – 1,451 circumstances (25 deaths)
  • Ontonagon – 277 circumstances (15 deaths)
  • Schoolcraft – 210 circumstances (Three deaths)

* Circumstances and deaths are from the every day DHS COVID-19 studies, which can differ from native well being division numbers. The DHS studies circumstances from all well being departments inside a county’s boundaries, together with tribal, municipal and county well being departments; county web sites could not. Additionally, public well being departments replace their information at numerous instances, whereas the DHS freezes the numbers it receives by the identical time day-after-day to compile the afternoon report.

The DHS studies deaths attributed to COVID-19 or by which COVID-19 contributed to their demise. The general public severely affected by the coronavirus have underlying diseases or situations, comparable to diabetes, coronary heart illness or weight problems, which raises an individual’s danger of dying from COVID-19. They’d’ve lived longer if not for his or her an infection. The state could revise case and demise numbers after additional evaluation, such because the sufferer’s residence, duplicated data, or a correction in lab outcomes. Particulars will be discovered on the DHS web site and Incessantly Requested Questions.

**The state of Michigan doesn’t replace numbers on Sundays. Monday’s numbers embrace updates since Saturday’s reporting deadline.

COVID-19 Tracing App

Wisconsin’s COVID-19 tracing app, “Wisconsin Publicity Notification,” is accessible for iOS and Android smartphones. No obtain is required for iPhones. The Android app is accessible on Google Play. When two telephones with the app (and presumably their house owners) are shut sufficient, for lengthy sufficient, they’ll anonymously share a random string of numbers through Bluetooth. If somebody exams optimistic for the coronavirus, they’ll obtain a code to kind into the app. In case your telephones “pinged” one another within the final 14 days, you’ll obtain a push notification that you’re vulnerable to publicity. The app doesn’t acquire private data or location data, so that you gained’t know from whom or the place, however you may be instructed what day the publicity may need occurred so that you could quarantine for the suitable period of time.

COVID-19 House Testing

Gov. Tony Evers introduced at-home COVID-19 testing kits will likely be made out there — without cost — to anybody who needs them. An individual can check themselves or relations, even when they don’t have signs, then ship it to a lab for testing. The Vault Medical Companies package is the primary saliva check to get emergency-use authorization from the FDA and usually prices $119. CLICK HERE for particulars and a hyperlink to request a check package.

COVID-19 Vaccine

As of Tuesday, December 29, the state says 47,157 COVID-19 vaccines out of the 156,875 vaccines shipped have been administered. The state began giving out the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Dec. 14th, with 40,850 of them being administered to date. Moderna vaccinations began Dec. 22nd, and 6,306 of them have been administered. As well as, 29,000 doses will likely be allotted to vaccinating residents and employees members at long-term care services. The state is updating vaccine data at dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine.htm.

RELATED: Wisconsin begins vaccinating residents, employees in long-term care services with assist of CVS Well being

Wisconsin has additionally launched a COVID-19 vaccine information web page that tracks the variety of photographs given out and shipped to the state. TRACK STATEWIDE VACCINE DATA HERE: https://www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/covid-19/vaccine-data.htm

RELATED: Wisconsin launches COVID vaccine information web page

Signs

The Facilities for Illness Management and Prevention recognized these as attainable signs of COVID-19:

  • Fever of 100.Four or increased
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Chills
  • Repeated shaking with chills
  • Muscle ache
  • Headache
  • Sore throat
  • New lack of style or odor

Prevention

  • The coronavirus is a brand new, or “novel,” virus. No person has a pure immunity to it. Youngsters and teenagers appear to get well finest from the virus. Older individuals and people with underlying well being situations (coronary heart illness, diabetes, lung illness) are thought of at excessive danger, based on the CDC. Precautions are additionally wanted round individuals with creating or weakened immune methods.
  • To assist stop the unfold of the virus:
  • Keep a minimum of six toes away from different individuals
  • Keep away from shut contact with people who find themselves or seem sick
  • Keep at dwelling as a lot as attainable
  • Cancel occasions and keep away from teams, gatherings, play dates and nonessential appointments

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